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Author: Jaime

National Philanthropy Day

On Tuesday, October 28th the Association of Fundraising Professionals San Diego Chapter hosted the National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon. This year's luncheon was a celebration of the time, talent, and treasure that contributes to the San Diego community. This year, Reality Changers Class of 2014 graduates Daisy Aguilar (right, University of San Diego `18) and Rosa Olascoaga (left, University of San...

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor

On Sunday, October 19th, Reality Changers students had the opportunity to meet Sonia Sotomayor, the first Hispanic Supreme Court Justice. Prior to this special visit, students read her memoir, My Beloved World. Students not only heard Justice Sonia Sotomayor speak, they also had the chance to ask questions. We would like to thank Judge Yvonne Campos for coordinating the "Students 4...

“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 Mandeep Chhokar Jasmine Chung Jessica Degen Abby Demesa Jacqueline Estrada Tsion Fikre Alejandra Flores Oliver Flores Madeline Garcia Luis Gay Aaron Gober Idette Gonzalez Ronaldo Guadarrama-Jaimes Taylor Harvey Evander Jaca Jorge Jimenez Julie Kim Jenny Le Lanei Lewis Emmanuel Llanda Perla...

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 San Diego Through Image and Text, Casual Game Development, and...

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....