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.
Authors Sara Goldrick-Rab, Katharine M. Broton, and Daniel Eisenberg surveyed more than 4,000 students at 10 community colleges in California, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Wisconsin and Wyoming about how today’s college prices affected them.
“The results of this study reflect what we see every day at Single Stop – students facing crises of hunger and homelessness as they make the most critical investment towards their future,” said Single Stop Interim CEO Christy Reeves. “We’re proud to be part of a growing movement on campuses across the country to overcome these major challenges to college completion.” Single Stop has helped more than 178,000 students since 2009 access over $318 million in benefits, tax credits and local services. An initiative that the Wisconsin HOPE Lab has studied, closely.