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Report from the Single Mother’s Career Readiness and Success Project
IMPACT SERIES: LA VALLEY COLLEGE’S FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER BOOSTS STUDENT PARENT SUCCESS
With 1 in 5 college students raising children, it is critical to identify and scale effective organizations such as the FRC, and policies that support this large and critical population.
Investments in the postsecondary success of parents with young children can increase attainment of credentials leading to good jobs, bring children the benefits of high-quality learning environments, promote later college-going among children, and improve family economic security across generations.
STUDENT PARENT SCHOLARSHIPS AND EMERGENCY GRANTS AVAILABLE THROUGH RAISE THE BARR FOUNDATION
Raise the Barr was established by LA native, UCLA All-American, 4x NFL Probowler, and starter for the Minnesota Vikings Anthony Barr. Raise the Barr is a nonprofit initiative that assists single-parent undergraduate students in Minnesota and California to avoid and break out of the cycle of poverty by completing their post-secondary education.