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Single Stop Announces Free Tax Prep Programs for Qualified Individuals in New Jersey

Single Stop Announces Free Tax Prep Programs for Qualified Individuals in New Jersey   For Immediate Release   February 22, 2017   New York, NY – Single Stop, the national non-profit focused on eradicating poverty, announced today it has launched free tax prep programs in service areas throughout New Jersey. Along with various partner organizations,…

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Fedcap and Single Stop Combine to Advance Economic Equity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: Tia Embaugh, Vice President of External Relations 646-358-1427 FEDCAP AND SINGLE STOP COMBINE TO ADVANCE ECONOMIC EQUITY   NEW YORK, NY (February 8th, 2017) – Fedcap Rehabilitation Services, Inc. and Single Stop USA, a nationwide agency that provides coordinated access to resources for education and job readiness,…

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Study Finds Single Stop Increases Student Persistence

Social Innovation Fund Sponsored Study Finds Single Stop Increases Student Persistence The Social Innovation Fund-sponsored study was funded through New Profit and spearheaded by independent evaluators at RAND. The study observed low-income, first-time college students and tracked Single Stop programs at 11 community college campuses. Overall, the evaluators found that students who use Single Stop…

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Single Stop Receives Walmart Grant to Help Fight Hunger

Published on Walmart Today’s blog was an announcement of several hunger organizations that have joined Walmart in the fight against Hunger and educating local communities on better nutrition. Below is preview of the full statement: 11 National Hunger Relief Organizations Receive $33 million in Grants to Help Fight Hunger and Provide Nutrition Education in Local…

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Half of Community College Students Confront Mental Health Conditions

1 in 2 students surveyed in new study reveal current or recent mental health challenges The Wisconsin HOPE Lab, in collaboration with Single Stop, The Healthy Minds Study, and the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT), announced the release of Too Distressed to Learn?, a new research report that assesses mental health among community college students. Authors Daniel Eisenberg, Sara Goldrick-Rab,…

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New Study Shines Light on Student Hunger & Homelessness

The Wisconsin HOPE Lab, in collaboration with Single Stop, the Healthy Minds Study, and the Association of Community College Trustees announce the release of a new research report that assesses food and housing insecurity among community college students. Read Hungry To Learn Authors Sara Goldrick-Rab, Katharine M. Broton, and Daniel Eisenberg surveyed more than 4,000 students at 10 community colleges in California, Louisiana,…

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Single Stop Launches Services in North Carolina!

Single Stop is pleased to announce the launch of its services in North Carolina. Thanks to a grant of $7.75 million over three years from the John M. Belk Endowment, Single Stop brings its proven program to community colleges across North Carolina, with more than 40,000 students having access to services this year. The nonprofit…

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Single Stop Comments on Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

Single Stop issues comments on ground breaking new federal workforce law that has the potential to support millions of Americans in their quest for post-secondary credentials and good jobs. Read our full comments here.        

Read Single Stop’s Commitment to Serve 1 Million Students by 2025

Single Stop Announces Commitment to Expand College Access at White House Event

Today, Single Stop CEO Elisabeth Mason will join President Obama, the First Lady, and Vice President Biden along with a select group of college presidents and other higher education leaders to announce new actions to help more students prepare for and graduate from college. Read more. 

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