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Take the pledge

Public service organizations – for example, public school districts, police and fire departments, public hospitals, non-profits, and more – can take this pledge to help employees reduce their student debt.

  • It’s a free, valuable benefit for your employees, and a great recruiting tool.
  • Through one program, employees who qualify can have federal loans forgiven after 10 years, so they should get started early.
  • If they have too much debt, not much income, or both, they can save thousands of dollars.

We’ll give you a simple toolkit—everything you need to help your employees tackle their student debt, including one-pagers for you and for your staff.

My organization pledges to:

  • Talk to our employees about their options for student loan forgiveness.
  • Help them prove that they work for a public service organization.
  • Check-in with employees annually to make sure they stay on track.

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I have student debt and work in public service, how can I help?

The best way to get your employer on board is to ask!

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What are my options for my own student loans?

Have more questions about these programs and how they work? We have answers.

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