Young Adult Leadership Council

Erin Mayo

Erin Mayo received her Bachelor of Science degree in education and history from Salem State University. She is from Winchester, MA. In 2019, she received her Master of Arts in higher education administration from George Washington University, concentrating in policy and finance. Erin currently works as a residential education specialist at Pennsylvania State University–University Park. She is passionate about advocating for students with disabilities and in increasing college access for individuals of all abilities. Erin enjoys implementing universal design in a higher education setting while helping students find their sense of belonging at an institution. In her free time, Erin enjoys scrapbooking, traveling, watching New England sports (Go Patriots!), and spending time with her friends and family.

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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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