Putting A Face On The Student Debt Crisis
Posted by satyrikon στο Σεπτεμβρίου 20, 2013
» We’ve all heard the staggering numbers on student loan debt in the United States. At one trillion dollars and climbing, it is second only to mortgage debt when it comes to burning a hole in the nation’s household finances.
While lawmakers debate how best to tackle the crisis, actor turned activist Aaron Calafato is doing his part to cut it down to size with For Profit —a one-act play exploring his journey through both sides of the student debt crisis.
“One trillion dollars in student debt is such a complex issue,” Calafato told Real Money. “I think that when people see a human face, a human experience, they’re more likely to take action.”
Calafato’s experience began when he could no longer defer the $70,000 in student loans he’d taken out to earn his Bachelor’s in communications. He…
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