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6 Reasons to Love (Okay, Grudgingly Accept) Your Student Loans

Equal Justice Works | Posted 02.13.2015 | College
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Valentine's Day is coming up, but we know you don't want to put a ring on your student loans. Even if you can't love them, here are six good reasons to value your loans.

Affording College in a Time of Income Inequality

Equal Justice Works | Posted 02.04.2015 | College
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As long as higher education remains difficult to afford for low- and moderate-income families, we are falling short as a society of providing the full social, economic and individual benefits higher education can deliver.

3 Student Loan Repayment Plans You Need to Know About

Equal Justice Works | Posted 01.15.2015 | College
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A recent Washington Post article discussing the student debt plight of Wayne Tibak demonstrates the fundamental strengths and weaknesses of income-dri...

8 Lessons We Learned About Student Debt From the Class of 2013

Equal Justice Works | Posted 01.07.2015 | College
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In November 2014, The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS) released "Student Debt and the Class of 2013," its annual report on the student loan debt of four-year college graduates.

9 Facts About How to Manage Your Student Debt

Equal Justice Works | Posted 02.15.2015 | College
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Whether you are still deciding on college, taking out your first loans or are already in repayment, there is a lot to know about borrowing and repaying student loans.

Law School Tuition: Helped or Hurt by Public Service Loan Forgiveness?

Equal Justice Works | Posted 01.18.2015 | Education
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Public Service Loan Forgiveness is an invaluable tool for retaining lawyers for long-term public interest careers and closing the justice gap. It is not the cause of high law school tuition and it is not making law students willing to borrow more.

How Public Service Loan Forgiveness Helps Close the Justice Gap

Equal Justice Works | Posted 01.07.2015 | College
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Without the ability to earn Public Service Loan Forgiveness, public defender offices, nonprofits and legal aid organizations will face even larger barriers in recruiting and -- most importantly -- retaining attorneys to provide experienced and high quality representation to low- and middle-income Americans.

Bridging The Communication Gap For Domestic Abuse Victims

Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 08.04.2011 | Impact

Maria Citino Sfreddo has a voicemail greeting that's over a minute long. "Please speak slowly and clearly and I'll get back to you as soon as I can," ...

Haitian Refugee Advocate

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

This week we're focusing on Greatest People helping out with the aftereffects of last year's devastating earthquake in Haiti. Today marks the one...

Today's HuffPost Greatest Person: Anneliese Gryta, A Lawyer Helping Low-Income Entrepreneurs Start Businesses

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Eliminating poverty begins at the source--economic disadvantage. Anneliese Gryta, a lawyer who has dedicated her work to helping low-inco...