Articles tagged: low-income
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser recently announced a cash assistance program to support new and expectant low-income parents in Wards 5, 7 and 8.
The subcommittee, led by Sen. Kariel Bennett, focuses on three initiatives: a scholarship fund, book-cap, and a university-wide book drive.
"It would be a mistake to assume that COVID-19 has created these gaps in educational access. All it’s done is bring them to light."
"My classmates would walk around with thousand-dollar winter coats, wear designer bags, and avoid Leo’s at their every convenience. Meanwhile, I added three jobs to my plate and was juggling more than I could handle. Going from classes in Walsh to shifts in Reynolds (a hike), I often found it near impossible to ever leave the Bubble or even to discover any clubs I was passionate about."