Category Archive for: Single Stop in the News

Coming Soon: An Amazon.com for Social Services

Read about our new software platform to scale our solution to a critical problem, featured in Fast Company: “There are many resources out there, but one of the biggest problems is a lack of coordination, information and access,” explains Elisabeth Mason, our CEO. Click here to read more.

The Prevalence of Poverty and What it Means for America; Elisabeth Mason in The Huffington Post

Elisabeth Mason, Single Stop’s CEO, discusses the “practical lessons to learn from John Rawls in light of the recent revelations about American poverty” in The Huffington Post. She makes a compelling argument about the need to redefine poverty, especially considering almost half of Americans have experienced or will experience poverty at one point in their…

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Single Stop and The Child Center of NY in New York Times

The Child Center of New York’s Single Stop site is featured in the New York Times article “An Aid Program Too Often Neglected.” Written by Paula Span, it explores the reasons more older adults don’t take advantage of SNAP (food stamps) including the burdensome application process; and explains how Single Stop assists older adults to…

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New York Times Profiles Single Stop

Single Stop was profiled in the New York Times weekly column –  “Fixes” – which explores solutions to major social problems. Written by Pulitzer Prize winner, Tina Rosenberg, author and contributing writer for the New York Times magazine, the article highlights the success of Single Stop’s Community College Initiative, focusing specifically on our work at…

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Single Stop CEO Elisabeth Mason, NAACP Board Member Julian Bond to The Hill: “Upward Mobility Need Not Wait”

Single Stop CEO Elisabeth Mason and NAACP Board Member and Single Stop Advisory Committee Member Julian Bond reflect on President Obama’s State of Union Address in a powerful Op-Ed appearing in The Hill.  Together, they pen a compelling call to action to increase participation in federal benefits programs: “Each year we leave billions of dollars…

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Open Enrollment Ends 3/31! Check out our Health Reform Newsletter for Help Enrolling in the Marketplace!

Single Stop is pleased to launch our monthly Healthcare Reform Newsletter!  This month focuses on the approaching open enrollment deadline of 3/31, discusses enrollment within the Single Stop USA network, and introduces many experts and navigators who can help with enrollment! For more tricks, tips, statistics and in-depth knowledge, check out our first newsletter of…

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Single Stop Mentioned on NPR

On this radio show, Bunker Hill Community College President Pam Y. Eddinger describes the key to success for community college students as a three-legged stool consisting of social circle, academic preparedness and financial supports. As an example of important financial supports she said: “We have the Single Stop program which is across the nation now,…

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MDC President Eduardo Padron Highlights Single Stop in Al Jazeera Op-ed

President Eduardo Pardon, who oversees Miami Dade College – the largest institution of higher education in the United States – highlights the college’s Single Stop program in his Op-ed which appeared in Al Jazeera on December 3rd. In the op-ed, Padron praised Single Stop as an example of the kind of student support that is…

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The New York Times Cites Single Stop USA As Inspiration Model for Addressing Bandwidth Scarcity

In a recent article, “Escaping the Cycle of Scarcity,” The New York Times cited Single Stop as an example of a model whose design uniquely addresses the issue of bandwidth scarcity among communities living in poverty.  Catch the full article here.

Community College Weekly Profiles Single Stop’s “High-tech & High-touch” Community College Initiative

Community College Weekly profiles Single Stop’s Community College Initiative in a cover story, exploring how the innovative program is serving a growing population of post-traditional community college students.  According to the article, “Advocates are asking Congress to take a close look at Single Stop USA.” Catch the article here.  

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