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“The Graduates” Special Screening Invitation

“The Graduates” airs nationwide on PBS November 4th, 2013 at 10 p.m. You are invited to a special screening of the film, and meet the star, Eduardo Corona! Special Screening Invitation Monday, October 28th 5:30 – 7:00 pm Reality Changers Headquarters 3910 University Avenue Suite 300-RC San Diego, CA 92105

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PBS’ “The Graduates” features RC Grad

The Graduates is a “two-part, bilingual documentary explores pressing issues in education today through the eyes of six Latino and Latina adolescents from across the United States, offering first-hand perspectives on the barriers they have to overcome in order to make their dreams come true” (itvs.org). The documentary features one

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Reality Changers students at 2013 Imagen Awards

Reality Changers students had the unique opportunity to attend the 2013 Imagen Awards on Friday, August 16th. This award ceremony is hosted by the Imagen Foundation, an organization that works to further employment opportunities and positive media images of the Latino community in television and film. Check out some highlights…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Erin’s Story

This article by Erin Russell first appeared on the blog Literally, Darling. “So if the resources were here, you’re saying these kids wouldn’t choose gangs?”  “Nahhhh man, nah man – you choose that cause there’s no hope.” “People taking choices like going to college and that’s, like, making a choice—here you

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Building Casas in Baja California

During Memorial Day Weekend, our North County chapter’s students & tutors joined forces with 400 other volunteers in Baja California to build homes at the “Come Build Hope” Community Service Project. Together, the group built 18 casas (homes) for families to live in. What an amazing opportunity for our Reality

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Hundreds of Students. 10 Days. 6 Events.

Thursday Night’s 300th Congress – May 30th, 2013 On Thursday, May 30th, Reality Changers celebrated it’s 300th Congress which means that we have been meeting for 300 Thursday nights since 2008!  Thursday Night Site Director Cece Villegas gave her very last lesson to her students as she’ll be moving on to

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America’s Finest – 2013

On Sunday, May 19th, 2013 Reality Changers held it’s 13th Annual Scholarship Celebration which recognized 200 seniors who will be going to colleges across the nation. This year, the Class of 2013 earned over $14,000,000 in scholarships! Check out the pictures below for some highlights! America’s Finest was made possible

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Sneak Preview – America’s Finest

America’s Finest – A Celebration of Education in San Diego Sunday, May 19th, 2013 University of San Diego’s Jenny Craig Pavilion Doors open at 3:30pm Our Pre-Show begins at 4:00pm and will feature… Xavier The X-Man as our Special Guest MC As the host of the “X-Man’s Morning Show”, on

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La Jolla Half Marathon

A favorite service project among Reality Changers students is passing out water at the local races. Students love it so much that even waking up and meeting at our headquarters at 5:00am does not scare them away. This was the third year Reality Changers hosted our own water station at

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Prom Dress Day

Prom season is around the corner and for the second year in a row Reality Changers was able to gift over 60 designer gowns to our students. We all know how the expenses start piling up during senior year of high school so it was quite exciting for us to

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