On the May 24th edition of Your Call, we'll be talking to first-generation college students about their experiences in higher education.
Organizations like Students Rising Above are helping determined students without financial support reach their graduation. What opportunities are there to break the cycle of poverty and create opportunities for low-income, first-generation college students who are overcoming obstacles such as homelessness, poverty, and abuse?
Gaby Gonzalez, first generation college student at Brandeis University
David Padilla, first generation college student at UC Berkeley
Ali Rucker, recent first generation graduate of Wellesley
Washington Post: First-generation college students need strong network of support
The Atlantic: Navigating campus together
The New York Times: Guiding a first-generation to college