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20MM To Tackle Student Homelessness and Housing Insecurity with HOPE

20MM To Tackle Student Homelessness and Housing Insecurity with HOPE

To tackle the homelessness and housing insecurity crisis in higher education, The Michelson 20MM Foundation is partnering with Elevate Community Services and Fresno City College to create the “Elevate Hope Student Housing Blueprint”.   By Michelson 20MM...

Introducing a New Resource for Understanding Inclusive Access

Introducing a New Resource for Understanding Inclusive Access

Inclusive access is a billing mechanism which adds the cost of course materials directly to student’s tuition and fees.     Originally published on 20mm.org. “Inclusive Access,” “First Day Access,” and “Equitable Access” may stir images of students using...

Transforming Basic Needs Supports In California Higher Education

Transforming Basic Needs Supports In California Higher Education

Postsecondary credentials are necessary to access living wage jobs, but for millions of Californians these credentials remain out of reach due to inadequate support for student basic needs. As part of the 2021-2022 budget, California has invested millions of dollars...

Phillip Kim Discusses Michelson Impact Ventures on SullivanSays

Phillip Kim Discusses Michelson Impact Ventures on SullivanSays

  By Justin Chapman Michelson Impact Ventures is a social change fund deploying impact investment capital into early-stage, purpose-driven, for-profit startups. Jerry Sullivan, former LA Business Journal editor who now runs his own media outlet called...

Phillip Kim Discusses Michelson Impact Ventures on SullivanSays

Phillip Kim Talks Impact Investing on SullivanSays Podcast

Jerry Sullivan, former LA Business Journal editor who now runs his own media outlet called SullivanSays SoCal, interviews Michelson Impact Ventures Managing Director Phillip Kim about Michelson’s 50-company portfolio and social impact investment philosophy—doing well...

Creating an Open Environment for Learning

Creating an Open Environment for Learning

The Open Education Conference saw experts from around the world explore learning resources across the educational sphere.     This article was originally published on 20mm.org. Making the Case for Accurate Course Marking When I started looking into the...

Phillip Kim Discusses Textbook Affordability on SullivanSays Podcast

Phillip Kim Discusses Textbook Affordability on SullivanSays Podcast

By Justin Chapman California Governor Gavin Newsom recently called the college textbook industry a “racket” as the cost of textbooks has become a barrier to success and completion of degrees for California’s 2.1 million community college students. For ten years,...