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Connolly Family Foundation Pledges $600,000 to SHECP

By |2018-10-23T10:41:40+00:00October 23rd, 2018|

The Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty (SHECP) is pleased to announce that it has received a $600,000 charitable commitment from the Connolly Family Foundation to enable the consortium to build capacity and promote growth over the next three years. Based in Atlanta, the Connolly Family Foundation aims to interrupt the cycle of generational [...]

Fighting the Battles to Win the War: Public Defenders Seek Justice, Fairness and Dignity for All

By |2018-09-20T10:24:43+00:00September 20th, 2018|

I spent my summer working at the Maryland Office of the Public Defender in Baltimore City. When I told people where I was going I received a lot of mixed reactions. Some asked me, why Baltimore? Isn’t it dangerous there? Others were curious to know how I could help defend criminals. Don’t they all deserve what’s coming [...]

University of Wisconsin–Madison Joins Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty

By |2018-09-13T08:46:01+00:00September 13th, 2018|

The Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty (SHECP) is pleased to welcome its newest member, the University of Wisconsin–Madison. SHECP is a collaboration among 25 colleges and universities that integrates classroom study of poverty with summer internships and co-curricular activities. UW–Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank, a distinguished poverty scholar, remarked, “I have been following the work [...]

SHECP Welcomes New Governing Board Members

By |2018-09-10T18:11:10+00:00September 10th, 2018|

The Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty (SHECP) is pleased to announce the election of two new members to its governing board, Dr. Brian Doyle, director of Marymount University’s Center for Ethical Concerns, and Richard “Duke” Cancelmo, head of trading and portfolio manager at Bridgeway Capital Management. Doyle and Cancelmo were elected by the SHECP [...]

SHECP Interns Report on Efforts to Alleviate Poverty at Closing Conference

By |2018-08-08T10:28:00+00:00August 8th, 2018|

SHECP intern Margaux Curless, Centre College, reports on her work at the Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO). Nearly 130 college students, from more than two dozen institutions, convened in Cleveland last week for the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty’s (SHECP) 2018 Frueauff Closing Conference. The two-day event was the culmination [...]

SHECP to Hold Closing Conference for 2018 Interns in Cleveland

By |2018-08-03T13:08:56+00:00August 3rd, 2018|

CLEVELAND—The Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty (SHECP) will hold its 2018 Frueauff Closing Conference, at the campuses of the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine and John Carroll University Aug. 4-5. SHECP is a collaboration between over two-dozen colleges and universities that integrates classroom study of poverty with tailored and focused summer internships and [...]

Shepherd Program Seeks Campus Kitchen Coordinator

By |2018-06-29T10:22:18+00:00June 29th, 2018|

The Shepherd Program for the Interdisciplinary Study of Poverty and Human Capability is seeking a Campus Kitchen Coordinator. The Campus Kitchen at Washington and Lee University provides over 30,000 meals per year to food insecure children and adults.  This position offers an opportunity to work directly with students and community partners within a dynamic, impactful [...]

Congressman Jim McGovern Addresses SHECP Opening Conference

By |2018-06-13T13:19:47+00:00June 13th, 2018|

ARLINGTON, VA.—Representative Jim McGovern of Massachusetts was the keynote speaker at the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty’s 2018 Frueauff Opening Conference, at Marymount University, June 8. There, more than 130 interns, faculty advisors and ambassadors listened to the ranking member of the House Rules Committee, and founder and co-chair of the House Hunger Caucus, [...]