Webinar: Closing the Financial Gap for Low-Income Student Parents: The Benefits of Integrated Service Delivery on Community College Campuses

July 25, 2011

Abby Newcomer, policy analyst with the Workforce Development team at CLASP, will participate in an Institute for Women's Policy Research-hosted webinar July 25 at 2 pm, Closing the Financial Gap for Low-Income Student Parents: The Benefits of Integrated Service Delivery on Community College Campuses. The webinar is part of IWPR's Student Parent Success Initiative and co-sponsored by CLASP and Single Stop USA. It will highlight strategies community colleges and their community partners are utilizing to improve access to public benefits for student parents.

Other speakers include:

  • Moderator, Tiffany Boiman, Senior Outreach and Policy Associate, Institute for Women's Policy Research, Student Parent Success Initiative
  • Ann Lyn Hall, Director of CNM Connect, an integrated effort to provide workforce services, financial literacy and asset building services, and improved access to work supports at Central New Mexico Community College in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  • Deborah Hartt, Single Stop Director for Borough of Manhattan Community College in New York City. The Single Stop USA model provides a comprehensive set of services in one place, including benefits counseling, free tax preparation, legal assistance and financial counseling.
  • Paul Kendrick, Director of Public Policy, Single Stop USA
  • Kristina Testa-Buzzee, Director of the Family Economic Security Program at Norwalk Community College in Norwalk, Connecticut. This program also uses an integrated approach and explicitly focuses on serving the needs of student parents.

Webinar Slides (PDF) 

 

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