Universal FAFSA: Expanding Financial Aid Access for New York Students
Thursday, February 15, 2024
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EST
Young Invincibles Office or Virtual
Join us for a briefing with members of the legislature, state and college leaders, student-serving organizations, researchers, and students as we unpack the data and discuss the need for a Universal FAFSA policy in New York. During this hybrid event hosted by uAspire, The Education Trust - New York, and Young Invincibles, we will hear highlights and successes from other states, key data points about FAFSA completion, and the student experience with financial aid processes.
New York State Senator Andrew Gounardes
Sponsor of Senate Bill S8148
New York State Assemblymember Jonathan Jacobson
Assembly Bill Sponsor
Senior Director, Data and Strategic Initiatives
National College Attainment Network (NCAN)
Student Advocate, uAspire Policy Fellowship Alum
CUNY Hunter College
Policy Analyst & Compliance Specialist
Network Director of College Placement
The Academy Charter School
Senior Vice Chancellor for Policy Implementation & Chief of Staff
The State University of New York
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25 Broadway, 12th Floor
New York, NY
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This is a critical moment to maximize the number of New York students who apply for and receive federal and state financial aid by passing an equitable policy that ensures BIPOC students, first-generation students, and students from low-income communities complete the FAFSA or New York Dream Act Application.
To learn more about the need for a Universal FAFSA policy in New York, read uAspire's fact sheet.
If you have questions, please contact Melissa Clarke, uAspire's New York policy director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.