Join Us to Learn More About Our Work During Quarantine

Apr 16, 2020 | Blog, Inside the College Fund

We want to stay connected!

While you’re at home looking for ways to stay close to the people and things you care about, consider joining the American Indian College Fund for weekly Facebook Live broadcasts for informative and interactive updates from staff, students and friends.

Do you have cooking, dancing or crafting on your quarantine bucket list? We have you covered!

Send in your questions ahead of time or add them to the feed during the stream and learn more about the College Fund’s work during this crisis and some of the inspiring stories we are hearing from students and tribal communities.

Staying at home doesn’t have to mean staying apart. Join us for the series and connect with a community of others who share your interests and passion! See you Friday, April 17, April 24, and May 1 at Noon MDT on our Facebook channel collegefund.org/facebook.

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