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StudentReach has seen change this second half of the year and it’s all for the better! Below are a few new things happening at StudentReach. SF Bay Area meets StudentReach. Great relationships with other youth advocates and workers in the SF Bay Area have led to SR gaining one of those remarkable people to our staff. […]
On October 28th, 2016, we were honored to be featured as part of the KFBK “Hometown Hero” segment. Thanks to KFBK and all our supporters for believing in us and the students we serve. www.studentreach.org/donate to help us reach more students
My Soul is tired. Walking the streets of (Oakland and San Francisco) looking for girls we know have been forced into sex slavery is soul wrenching. As a dad of a daughter….
In October StudentReach recognized the best of our students, as Guests of Honor at a fundraising event we held for the Sacramento community. Our students told of how StudentReach has been apart of their life changing experience…
“When we first saw these effects, we thought, wow, can this be right?” said Sara Heller, a University of Chicago researcher. She was speaking on the Freakonomics Podcast on September 9th….
“Why would students sit in a class after sitting all day in class at school?” – Matt James. Matt attended our A.L.I.V.E. Life Coaching seminar this weekend to get that exact question answered….
This photo was taken in 1990. It is one of the most famous photos shot by the prolific American photographer Mary Ellen Mark. It is not a photo from a movie set or a manufactured moment created for artistic effect. This is a candid moment captured of 9 year old Amanda Marie Ellison and her […]
Last month something life changing happened. Something that will undoubtedly change the projection of Joseph’s life. He stepped off a plane like many have before and arrived in the land of the free. Joseph is a teenage refugee. For years Joseph and his family have been fleeing from the dangers of war. Ethnically Afghan his […]
For the past 4 months Adam and I have been able to be a part of the lives of some pretty incredible refugee students. The students who we have had the pleasure of presenting our American Life Coaching program to, are recent arrivals from places such as Turkey and Afghanistan. They all have unique and […]