Young Adult Leadership Council

George Thurlow

George Thurlow is a second-year law student at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, FL. He recently completed his degree in political science and public policy at New College of Florida in Sarasota, FL, with a focus on American politics and policy, particularly health care politics and policy and electoral politics. Outside the classroom, George is heavily involved in politics at the local and state level with various organizations. He’s had a long-standing interest in policy work and looks forward to working with NCLD. As someone diagnosed with LDs at a young age and who benefited from proactive accommodations and resources, George is especially eager to learn more about LD policy as well as to fight to make it better. In his spare time, George enjoys travel (he’s been to 48 states and about 25 countries) and anything related to dogs.

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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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