News article: The Cost of Balancing Academia and Racism (Atlantic Monthly, Jan 21, 2016)

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An extensive article in The Atlantic Monthly (975 words) reports on Steve Fund activities, including its collaboration with 7Cups and recently released data on students-of-color mental health.

An extensive article in The Atlantic Monthly (975 words) reports “researchers say that discrimination at colleges and universities may have negative impacts on black students’ mental health.” It includes information about new data released by the JED Foundation and the Steve Fund, and information about the Steve Fund’s collaboration with 7cups.com to pilot an online mental health support platform.

Read the article in the Atlantic Monthly and the accompanying joint news release by the Steve Fund and the JED Foundation, or download the info graphic.

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