New Article: The Head of the Wily Network on Basic Needs and Belonging for Students on Their Own
MCI summer intern and rising Harvard senior Mollie Ames interviews and writes about Judi King, Ph.D., founding director of the Wily Network, a safety net organization that supports college students’ basic needs. Founded in 2014, the Wily Network group helps young adults with clinical coaching, financial support, and community-based assistance throughout their college trajectories. Read the full piece here.
King describes the inspiration behind the mission of her work, “It was those young people that I had worked with that had really experienced trauma, had been in foster care, had been part of failed adoptions, but had made it to college — or, and had made it to college, I should say — and they were in college largely on their own.”