Barriers & Solutions to College Access

Resource Overview

The barriers preventing access to college are numerous. Presenters from our 2012 Conference discuss the impact of debt on college access and completion, promising practices around youth savings programs that support post-secondary education, and policy solutions to Illinois’ current college savings structure.


Lucy Mullany – IABG Coordinator & Senior Policy Associate, Heartland Alliance

Min Zahn – Associate Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Tracy Frizzell – Executive Director, Economic Awareness Council

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