Wolin and colleagues awarded grant by College Futures Foundation to support student basic needs research

October 16, 2023

Jessica Wolin, lecturer faculty in the Department of Public Health and colleagues at the Center for Equitable Higher Education (CEHE) based at California State University Long Beach have been awarded a grant of $400,000 by the College Futures Foundation to support CEHE’s work as a source of actionable student basic needs research and catalyst of a California higher education system that prioritizes the student experience. This grant award will be used to build out CEHE’s infrastructure in the areas of policy, leadership and fundraising with a specific emphasis on shifting the frame regarding student basic needs to a student human rights framework. Wolin serves as CEHE’s Director of Policy and Practice.