Printer Friendly

Thurgood Marshall College Fund launches student loan advocacy campaign.

BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-August 24, 2016-Thurgood Marshall College Fund launches student loan advocacy campaign

(C)2016 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com

Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) has launched a new advocacy campaign, #intheblack, to introduce tools and resources to support the need for knowledge about student loan repayment and overall financial literacy for historically black college and university (HBCU) students and parents, the company said.

The campaign will address the student loan debt repayment crisis, which is a major factor delaying financial independence for many new graduates. It will serve as a resource to educate students and parents about the various student loan repayment options and provide financial aid literacy development opportunities. The goal is to get more students out of debt.

Funded by a grant from the Federal Financial Aid Advocacy Fund, administered through HCM Strategists, the funds are made possible by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which supports advocacy activities that engage new stakeholders and partners in federal policy-making for financial aid.

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund is a TMCF is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, charitable organization with 47 member schools of publicly supported historically black colleges and universities that educate 80 percent of all students attending HBCUs. TMCF connects students with top tier employment opportunities.

((Comments on this story may be sent to info@m2.com))

COPYRIGHT 2016 Normans Media Ltd.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2016 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:M2 Banking & Credit News (BCN)
Date:Aug 24, 2016
Words:221
Previous Article:Asda launches cashback credit card paying 2% on supermarket shopping.
Next Article:WesBanco receives regulatory approvals on merger with Your Community Bankshares.
Topics:

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2021 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters |