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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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NBC San Diego Tour

Two Reality Changers 9th grade students, Charles (Hoover H.S.) and Aylin (Point Loma H.S.), visited NBC San Diego last week. Both students are interested in journalism and saw firsthand the process of developing stories, asked insightful questions, and even witnessed the live taping of the news! Education Reporter Rory Devine

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Baking Cookies at the Ronald McDonald House

On Saturday, April 13th, Reality Changers students baked cookies to bring some cheer to families staying at the Ronald McDonald House next to Rady Children’s Hospital. For most of the students who participated, it was their first time following a recipe and making cookies completely from scratch. The students were

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Politifest 2012 – Junior Idea Tournament Entries

Rosa Olascoaga: My concern is that City Heights does not have everything that it needs to serve the community. Something that would really benefit City Heights is a skate park for the skaters in the neighborhood. Building a skate park would benefit the people in the community because skaters would

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Tough guy’s ‘Reality’ check has big payoff

This article featuring Eduardo Corona, Reality Changers’ Wednesday Night Site Director, was written by Karla Peterson and featured on the San Diego Union Tribune. A lot of people thought Eduardo Corona would be dead by now. And if not dead, certainly in jail. And if not in jail yet, surely on

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