The Edge: Students Need Emergency Aid. Peers, Advocates, and Entrepreneurs Are Getting Creative to Deliver It
By Goldie Blumenstyk
Historically, students have had a hard time qualifying for SNAP, although over the years, some states and colleges have made use of exemptions to open up access. Now the program includes students whose income would make them eligible for Federal Work-Study jobs, as well as those from families without the financial resources to contribute to the cost of college. (To learn more about how colleges can use this unique opportunity to help newly eligible students, check out this webinar today by the Center for Law and Social Policy.)
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