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Hungry and Homeless in College


This report presents findings from the largest survey ever conducted of basic needs insecurity among college students. Completed by Wisconsin HOPE Lab in partnership with Association of Community College Trustees, the study surveyed approximately 33,000 students at 70 community colleges in 24 states. The study found substantially higher rates of food insecurity among community college students than previously reported, while rates of housing insecurity and homelessness were consistent with prior estimates. Authored by Wisconsin HOPE Lab’s Sara Goldrick-Rab, Jed Richardson and Anthony Hernandez.

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