Happy Holidays

Dear Reality Changers Family, Happy Holidays to you and your loved ones! While everyone is talking about all of the bad things that happened in 2020, I would love to share with you some great things that have happened. This year, we: Had 20 new 8th graders join our program. Finalized

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Thank You to Our Community

Dear Reality Changers Family, As we head into the final month of the year, I wanted to reach out, wish you well, and express gratitude on behalf of our students, staff, and board. In these times, it often feels like there is only bad news out there in the world,

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International Literacy Day

At Reality Changers we know education can change lives. Today we highlight what our community’s favorite books in the spirit of International Literacy Day.  Meliya is an 11th grader. Her favorite book is Keeper of the Lost Cities. “I love this book because the characters and the settings are so

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Kevin and Reality Changers Graduate

Volunteer Spotlight: Kevin Wong

Kevin Wong dedicated more than 1000+ hours over the past 9 years with the majority of his hours spent tutoring our College Town students. Tell us a little bit about yourself. I joined Reality Changers (RC) as a volunteer through UCSD’s Circle K group in 2011. I received my Bachelor’s

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Supporter Spotlight: Stuart Lee Lourie

We are pleased to introduce you to Stuart Lee Lourie, a long-time supporter, College Apps Academy tutor, and friend to Reality Changers! Stuart is a proud alum of Cornell University during the turbulent 1960s and had a rewarding career in industrial and labor relations that sent him all over the

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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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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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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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