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We Stand With You: DACA Resources

On September 5, 2017, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, on behalf of the Trump administration, announced the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. While this news has left many of us distraught, we want to let our undocumented community we stand in solidarity with you. Reality

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Reality Changers welcomes Chanel Bradley to the team!

Reality Changers would like to welcome Chanel Bradley to the team! As the Community Partnerships Coordinator,  Chanel connects staff and students with community engagement opportunities. Her goals are to find key resources for students, build community engagement opportunities, plan special events, and contribute to communications. She hopes to deepen students’

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Have you heard the good news?

OUR 2017 REALITY CHANGERS WAITLIST HAD MORE APPLICANTS THAN EVER! Recently, 186 students on Reality Changers’ waiting list circled around the block as they hoped to get accepted to the program. With our retention rates higher than ever, there are fewer available spots than ever before, but these low-income youth are

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2017 Academic Connections

This month, we sent over 100 students to UCSD’s Academic Connections for the third year in a row! Each of the 9th thru 11th graders (pictured above) received a $4,300 scholarship to attend this three-week program where they all earned college-level credit! Thanks to all of our supporters who made

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Reality Changers Students Featured in Prego Commercial!

Prego brought together a group of sixteen first-generation college-bound Reality Changers students for a family dinner where they could share their stories, struggles, successes and dreams. In partnership with our organization, Prego helped our students discover a new family that can provide support, alleviate anxiety of the unknown college experience,

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Heading to Harvard!

Jordan Harrison, Reality Changers’ Director of College Town, is one of five Reality Changers employees who have recently gone off to grad school.  Jordan has been accepted to the Harvard Graduate School of Education on a full-ride scholarship.  And while it’s never a good time to lose Jordan’s leadership, it’s

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