Newsviews: One Million Degrees helping low-income community college students

Sunday, February 05, 2017 10:13AM
Working, caring for family members and going to college full time, it's a lot to juggle. (WLS)WLS
CHICAGO - Working, caring for family members and going to college full time, it's a lot to juggle. But that's the reality for many community college students.

The Chicago non-profit One Million Degrees tries to help.

Each year the organization provides tutoring, mentoring, professional development and financial assistance to hundreds of low-income, highly motivated students.

Talking about this one of a kind program are Paige Ponder, the CEO of One Million Degrees and Olivia Cruz, an alum of the program.

For more information, visit www.onemilliondegrees.org.

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