Raising Up: A Student Parent Film Series

May 24, 2024 

Raising Up is a five-part docuseries investigating the barriers student parents face when pursuing higher education and the innovative leaders creating generational impact.

The series follows four student parents on their post-secondary journey with each film diving more deeply into the issues the student encounter with childcare, affordable housing, mental health, and workforce pathways.

Grounded in hope and real world solutions to systemic educational obstacles, Raising Up is a celebration of the 1 in 5 students parenting on campus and a call to recognize and support this population as they seek to build a better future for themselves and generations to come.

View the series here at https://raisingupstudentparents.com/.

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This network is led by California Competes: Higher Education for a Strong Economy and The Education Trust–West with support from an Advisory Committee that includes student parents and other field experts. The Alliance’s diverse membership consists of organizations focused on a range of issues, including basic needs security and poverty elimination, child welfare, civil rights, economic development, health, housing, higher education, and social justice.

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