Stories featuring Michaela Martin

Michaela Martin was born and raised in rural Oregon. Michaela is passionate about the economic and educational advancement of families and continues advocating to foster pathways of success for others.
Aspen Postsecondary Success for ParentsMarch 8, 2021
Engaging the ideas, perspectives, and expertise of students who are parents is critical to co-creating authentic solutions at the local, state, and national levels. When brainstorming ways to advance postsecondary completion for student parents, Ascend at the Aspen Institute turned to a special cohort of experts for insight into the unique needs of this population.   The Aspen …

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BlogJuly 13, 2020
The Aspen Postsecondary Success for Parents (PSP) Initiative is a partnership with Imaginable Futures and the ECMC Foundation to raise awareness about and share recommendations to better support students who are parents. The PSP Initiative is informed by three groups of experts from across the United States: Parent Advisors, National Advisors, and the Postsecondary Leadership …

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Aspen Postsecondary Success for ParentsJuly 13, 2020
In the fall of 2019, I began my first year of law school as a single mother in a new state living in hotels with my son. Now, we are stuck at home hiding from a pandemic. We have effectively gone from houseless to only staying at home. In this blog, I want to share with …

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BlogJune 2, 2020

Convenings Featuring Michaela Martin

Date: November 16, 2020
Postsecondary education and employment pathways are core components of the two-generation (2Gen) approach. This commitment to educational success and economic security is of the utmost importance to single mothers pursuing a postsecondary degree or...
ConveningNovember 16, 2020