Volunteer Spotlight

VOLUN-TELLING THE NEWS: QUARTERLY REPORT

One of the greatest gifts you can give is your time. Reality Changers is pleased to welcome Walter Torrence III to the team as our Volunteer Coordinator! He graduated from Sacramento State University and he is finishing his last year at San Diego State University in the Masters of Arts

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Volunteer Spotlight - Jennifer Coburn

Volunteer Spotlight – Jennifer Coburn

Jennifer attended the University of Michigan with a BA in Communications and has volunteered with Reality Changers for one year. She is a tutor on Wednesday night for our College Town program and advises seniors throughout the college application process. Jennifer also lends her expertise to the Reality Changers communications team.  Why did you get involved with

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Volunteer Spotlight - Jillian

Volunteer Spotlight – Jillian Dunn

Jillian Dunn volunteers weekly on Thursdays and is a current student at Point Loma Nazarene University. What is your favorite part about volunteering at Reality Changers? My favorite part is working one-on-one with students and seeing them grow from week to week. How has volunteering at Reality Changers impacted your life?

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Volunteer Spotlight – Luis Meraz

Wednesday night tutor College/Alma Mater: UCSD Hometown: San Diego, California Favorite… Movie: Iron Man Ice Cream: Vanilla Food: Surf and turf burrito Song: Rather Be Animal: Husky Sports Team: San Francisco 49ers Dance move: Lean back Superhero: Iron Man Place in San Diego: Point Loma Real-Life Hero: Mother Favorite High

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Volunteer Spotlight – Marlene Brito

Wednesday night tutor College/Alma Mater: Northeastern IL Univ, B.S. Biology SIO/UCSD Hometown: Chicago, Illinois Favorite… Movie: Cloud Atlas Ice Cream: Rainbow sherbert Food: Enchiladas Song: Latinoamerica by Calle 13 Animal: Wolf Superhero: Rogue from X-Men Place in San Diego: Pacific Ocean Real-Life Hero: Emiliano Zapata Favorite High School Memory: International

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Volunteer Spotlight – Diana Chagolla

Diana Chagolla Wednesday night tutor College/Alma Mater: San Diego State University Hometown: San Diego, California Favorite… Movie: Grease Ice Cream: Cookies & Cream Food: I’ll eat anything with salsa Sports Team: SDSU Basketball Team Animal: Turtles Dance Move: La Macarena Superhero: Violet from The Incredibles Place in San Diego: Sunset

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Volunteer Spotlight – Megan Calzia

Megan Calzia Tuesday night tutor College/Alma Mater: Point Loma Nazarene University Hometown: Burney, CA Favorite… Movie: Casablanca Ice Cream: Cookies & Cream Food: PB&J Song: I’ll be seeing you- Jimmy Durante Sports Team: Green Bay Packers Animal: Hippo Dance Move: Thriller Superhero: Spiderman Place in San Diego: Balboa Park Real-Life

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Volunteer Spotlight: Erin’s Story

This article by Erin Russell first appeared on the blog Literally, Darling. “So if the resources were here, you’re saying these kids wouldn’t choose gangs?”  “Nahhhh man, nah man – you choose that cause there’s no hope.” “People taking choices like going to college and that’s, like, making a choice—here you

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