“From the depth of need and despair, people can work together, can organize themselves to solve their own problems and fill their own needs with dignity and strength.” – Cesar Chavez
Now that we’ve gotten through the California College application season and had time to take a quick breather, now is the time to get started on the financial aid process!
Although, many students end up qualifying for financial aid from the federal and state governments, nowadays that may not be enough. So how do we fill in that gap and make college affordable to our students that are in need? SCHOLARSHIPS…!
One of the biggest scholarships available up for grabs is the Gates Millennium Scholarship (GMS)! The great thing about the GMS is that it can be applied to nearly any school that recipients
What up folks!
We know it’s been a while but Art Bruh Bruh is back!
For our final Art Bruh Bruh of 2014, The Spot will be collaborating with two great organizations, Banteay Srei and Gamelan Sekar Jaya (GSJ)!
We are excited to announce that this Art Bruh Bruh event will be facilitated by the generous and talented folks from Gamelan Sekar Jaya.
GSJ has been holding it down for Balinese cultural arts, dance, and music in the Bay Area for since 1979. They have performed and facilitated workshops throughout the US and Southeast Asia. Their mission is to foster artistic exchange …
The Spot is a collaborative youth center in Oakland Chinatown that supports comprehensive positive youth development to prevent violence and foster healthy transitions into adulthood. The Spot’s offers programs and activities that build young people’s competence in multiple arenas, as well as develop their confidence, connection to people and institutions, character, and compassion. The theme of the youth center is “Ready for the Future” and The Spot’s culturally attuned activities will include tiered mentorship, leadership roles, and internships for youth to gain knowledge and skills in health and wellness, history and culture, job training/college readiness, and leadership. Instead of merely being a space with co-located services, The Spot will be coordinated to provide a web of support and opportunities for youth and young adults. This web of support requires both a strong infrastructure for administrative as well as program coordination plus anchor partners with youth development expertise in program provision in the content areas.