February 11, 2015: People & Places Conference, Income Inequality, and More…

People & Places Community Conference

Register for the People & Places conference scheduled for March 4 – 6, 2015 in Washington, DC. The annual conference will highlight how community development practitioners are adapting and transforming their communities. Practitioners will share what is working in communities around the country and raise their voices on behalf of the communities they serve.

Financial Literacy and Education Commission to Discuss Youth Savings Programs

Join the Financial Literacy and Education Commission’s (FLEC) next public meeting on Wednesday, February 25 from 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. ET at the Department of the Treasury in Washington, DC for a public discussion on youth savings programs.

Registration will close on February 18, 2015.

REPORT: Indicators of Higher Education Equity in the United States

Indicators of Higher Education Equity in the United States draws on U.S. Census statistics and educational data to make the compelling and disturbing case that inequality in obtaining a college education has substantially grown in the past 45 years.

Learn more about the Pell Institute and PennAHEAD report here.

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