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New emergency program at Cal State Long Beach to aid students in need
New emergency program at Cal State Long Beach to aid students in need

Cal State Long Beach is creating a program to provide meals, temporary housing and cash to students dealing with unexpected emergencies. The Student Emergency Intervention Program will allow students to help needy classmates through donations and other kinds of philanthropy, officials said. “Despite our best efforts, students have to navigate an infinite number of unforeseen roadblocks that can delay progress to their degrees,” Jeff Klaus, dean of students and associate vice president for student relations, said in a statement. “We have asked students at The Beach to lend a hand and they responded in an incredibly positive way to help mitigate food insecurity and even...

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