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Reality Changers students at Jamie's Joy event in July 2014.

“Jamie’s Joy” 2014 Scholars

The following students have won over $300,000 in scholarships through a partnership between Realty Changers’ Alumni Network, the College Access Foundation of California, and the Federal Employees Scholarship Foundation. Congratulations! Rabiah Almajid Asha Abdirahim Fitia Andriamaniraka Jose Arana Cristian Belmudez Osvaldo Berumen Arath Blanco Kristina Braverman Patricia Buenaflor Jessie Candler

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UCSD’s Academic Connections

This summer, over 80 Reality Changers students earned $3,500 scholarships to participate in UCSD’s Academic Connections, a three-week program where students live on campus and take a real college course. There are over 20 different courses, including Introduction to Psychology, Introduction to Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Photo Essay: Seeing

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Visit to “My Girlfriend’s Closet”

Recently, the Reality Changers girls got a chance to go “shopping” with My Girlfriend’s Closet. The students had a great time and walked away with some nice clothes! A very special thank you to our tutors Chelsea, Lisa, and Gloria for helping to transport students to/from Liberty station.

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Del Mar-Solana Beach Rotary Bocce Ball Fundraiser

On Sunday, March 23rd, the Sunrise Del Mar Solana Beach Rotary Club held their annual Bocce Ball Fundraiser at the Del Mar Horse Park. This year, proceeds benefited Reality Changers and Just in Time Foster Youth. DMSB Rotary supports Reality Changers “because of its remarkable success in helping transform lives,

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College Town Festival

On Sunday, November 3rd, Reality Changers hosted our 2nd Annual College Town Festival at Teralta Park. Around 500 community members + students and their families joined Reality Changers for a special day celebrating college in City Heights. Check out the video recap below! A big THANK YOU to all the

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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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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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