Twitter Town Hall – March 6th

twitter-logo-birdThis Thursday, March 6th from 11am-6pmEST., Higher Ed Not Debt will be hosting hourly, 20-30 minute Q&A sessions on Twitter to help borrowers connect with experts about the American Student Debt Crisis. The Twitter Town Hall is an invitation from the new campaign Higher Ed Not Debt for anyone on Twitter to participate in an open exchange about the student debt crisis and issues dealing with affordable and quality higher education. Questions addressed during the Town Hall will be selected both in advance and in real-time during the event. To narrow down the list of popular, relevant questions to ask on behalf of Twitter users, we have encourage participants to ask questions about the following topics:

Affordable and Quality Higher Education

Refinancing student loans

Student Loan Repayment Programs

The role of Wall Street in the student loan lending process

Upcoming legislation related to student debt

To have your voice heard, tweet your questions about the student debt crisis and be sure to include the hashtag #HigherEdNotDebt. You can participate and track the conversation three ways:

1. By following live Tweets from from our expert contributors (listed below)

2. Following @HigherEdNotDebt

3. Following the hashtag #HigherEdNotDebt on Twitter

March 6th Twitter Town Hall Agenda

11am -Tamara Draut Demos VP  Policy –  @tamaradraut

12pm – Representative Mark Pocan (WI) – @repmarkpocan

1pm – Matthew Segal – President – @OurTimeMatthew

2pm – Generation Progress – @GenProgress

3pm – State Representative Cory Mason (WI) –@RepCoryMason

4pm – Sarah Lewis AFL-CIO Policy – @SmashEsquire

5pm – Senator Kristin Gillibrand (NY) – @SenGillibrand

6pm – Stephen Lerner – Labor Advocate –@stephenlerner

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