Student Financial Supports
Live event, Oct. 16, 2:00 - 4:30 EST

Looking Back to Move Forward: A History of Federal Student Aid

A film series documenting the policy and the political origins of federal financial aid programs

Agenda, Oct. 16, 2017

  • 2:00pm – Welcome/Opening Remarks - Jamie Merisotis, President, Lumina Foundation
  • 2:10pm – Film series trailer
  • 2:15pm – Retrospective panel – James Bergeron, Gaby Gomez, Jamie Merisotis – Tom Parker, moderator
  • 3:10pm - Screen Income-Driven Repayment film
  • 3:25pm - IDR Discussion – Angela Boatman, Kevin James, James Kvaal – Zakiya Smith, moderator
  • 4:15pm – Closing comments by Zakiya Smith, Lumina Foundation

Panel discussions from the launch event

Part 1

Part 2


See the full documentary series at
LookingBack.LuminaFoundation.org.