Student Debt Is Hurting the Nonprofit Workforce—and You Can Do Something about It

Student Debt Is Hurting the Nonprofit Workforce—and You Can Do Something about It

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Everyone has heard about the student debt crisis. More than 42 million people owe a total of $1.3 trillion in student debt. In California, the average debt for an individual graduating from a four-year institution is $21,382. Student debt isn’t new, but since government has invested less and less in education over the last 30 years while the cost of college has continued to go up faster than the cost of anything else in our society, the accumulation of student debt has progressively gotten worse. Scams, predatory loan practices, and college closures have compounded the problem. 

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CalNonprofits has launched the Nonprofit Student Debt Project to combat the student debt crisis and its impact on nonprofits and the important work they do.
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