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College Is My Hustle – Cash For College Workshop at JOC

Posted by on Feb 1, 2016 in College Connect

College Is My Hustle – Cash For College Workshop at JOC

For John O’Connell‘s Senior Class, submitting their college applications is an important first step on the path to college.  Next up – meeting the deadline for financial aid.  On Thursday night, families and students spent their evening hearing from experts in the field about how important applying for financial aid is in determining college success. Working with JCYC Upward Bound‘s Cesar Tapia, the College and Career...

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Making a Plan – Everett Community Forum on Immigration

Posted by on Jan 26, 2016 in Parent Partner Program

Making a Plan – Everett Community Forum on Immigration

Many parents in the Mission District are experiencing a new fear – fear of immigration officers knocking on their door or stopping them in the street. Several families have chosen to remain at home, keeping students home from school. In the wake of recent ICE raids in our community, the Parent Partner Program, Mission Community Beacon, and Everett Middle School came together Monday night to discuss these fears and ensure our students and...

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Promesa A Cumplir (Keeping A Promise)

Posted by on Jan 15, 2016 in Parent Partner Program

Promesa A Cumplir (Keeping A Promise)

  The hourly news program Aquí y Ahora, which airs around the world on Univision, recently shined the light on Mission District families adopting technology into their lives.  Parent Partner Program participant Josefina opened up about her own immigration story with the news program this winter, and how she has struggled to ensure her youngest son has access to the best education possible through adopting technology. Thanks to a wonderful...

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Finding the Funding

Posted by on Jul 8, 2015 in College Connect

Finding the Funding

Hola a Todas, y Todos, Hi Everyone The purpose of this blog is to provide you with different funding opportunities, whether you are conducting research or studying abroad. Although I am not an expert in research, it all started off with the drive to investigate an issue I am very interested and passionate about. After a long – really long – quarter I had finally figured out my research question, which will of course, go through a...

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