Student-Parents & Higher Education:
How Families Achieve Self-Sufficiency

March 11, 2021  |  12:00 pm  |  Virtual Event

In this free virtual event, you will hear directly from a panel of current and former student-parents as they share their powerful and inspiring stories, and discuss the vital role of education for career access, economic mobility, and housing stability.

About the Event

Please join us for this conversation with student-parents as they discuss the diligence and determination it takes to earn a college degree while raising children. This event is intended for a broad audience - if you are interested in learning more about the student-parent experience, please join us! After you register, you will receive a link to view the event online. 

Sponsored by


Andrew Berardi

One Family Scholar,

student at Framingham State University

Milagros Sanchez

One Family Scholar alumna,

Case Manager at FamilyAid Boston, graduate student at Simmons University

Shanrita Wakefield

One Family Scholar alumna,

Senior Account Executive at the U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development

Moderated by:

Dr. Patricia Sánchez-Connally

Associate Professor,

Framingham State University

Introductory remarks:

Valerie Paric

Executive Director, One Family, Inc.

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