Sunday, June 23, 2024

Excelencia in Education: Placing Latinos in the Financial Aid Conversation

Excelencia in Education is using a Capitol Hill briefing today to release the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation-funded white paper Using A Latino Lens To Reimagine Aid Design And Delivery. “This is a framing document getting people to think about what they can be doing as they develop policy regarding Latinos and federal financial aid,” Deborah Santiago, Excelencia in […]

Guest Blogger Series: Janis Bowdler “Prepaid Cards Hold Promise at Tax Time”

Tax time has become widely recognized as a “teachable moment” where nonprofits, banks and credit unions, along with government partners help low-income families leverage a mandated activity to improve a family’s financial well-being.  Cities have partnered with Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) programs to provide free or low-cost tax prep services to increase the number […]