An update on our programming and operating hours

Dear Reality Changers Community, I want to thank each of you for your flexibility over the past month as Reality Changers has navigated the rapid and unprecedented disruption of our programming due to the global pandemic. These changes have been overwhelming, ambiguous, and frustrating—particularly due to the fact that it

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Reality Changers COVID-19 Response

At Reality Changers, we believe in the power and resiliency of community—especially during difficult times. Like many of you, we have adapted our lives and our operations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. At this time, the well-being of our students, our families, our volunteers, and our team remains our

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6th Annual Job Shadow Week Recap

“This experience boosted my confidence!” (Angel, 11th grader) Our 6th Annual Job Shadow Week kicked off on Monday, March 26, 2018. Students from 8th to 12th grade visited 18 different hosts across San Diego County. These companies included: SeaWorld J. Craig Venter Institute Planned Parenthood KPBS Telecommunications Department of Justice

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Helping Reality Changers to Rise and Grind: Daymond John Fundraising Event Raises Scholarship Money for Inner-City Youth

Reality Changers usually relies on traditional philanthropy to support its programs but a recent event broke the mold, as some serious star power helped raise money for the college access and success program. Shark Tank TV star and New York Times bestselling author Daymond John, CEO of FUBU, headlined a

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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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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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