In Pennsylvania, there are about 1.96 million people who have $69 billion in total federal student debt—about 4.5% of total U.S. outstanding federal debt. In short, this plan takes a bite out of the crushing student debt faced by many in Pennsylvania.
KRC and PBPC bridge the fragments of the progressive community — labor, faith-based organizations, advocates for and providers of human services, women’s groups, organizations of people of color, environmentalists, and others — seeking to create a unified vision and agenda around which all can rally.
That means we do research and analysis on a number of different issues. Here, you can learn about the issues we focus on, including: