Young Adult Leadership Council

Atira Roberson

Atira Roberson is a recent graduate of Henderson State University with a Bachelor of Arts in public administration. She will be attending graduate school to obtain her Master of Public Administration degree at the University of Texas at San Antonio. She wants the world to know that she is so thankful for the opportunity to serve on the Young Adult Leadership Council.. As a person with dyslexia and dyscalculia (specific learning disabilities in reading and in math), she wants to be an example to other people who have learning disabilities. Atira believes that no matter how hard things may get, you can make it through and become anything you want to be.

 

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New “Public Charge” Rule: The Impact on Students, Families, Schools, and Communities

Education and civil rights advocates are in agreement: Students who are immigrants and those whose parents are immigrants should not have their citizenship status jeopardized when they receive public assistance. However, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) disagrees. Just last week, DHS issued a final rule that is set to go into effect on October … Continue reading New “Public Charge” Rule: The Impact on Students, Families, Schools, and Communities

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