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Educational opportunities change lives

We advance educational opportunities for college-bound, career-minded, historically underrepresented, and underserved youth.


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CAP helps college students graduate as quickly and with as little debt as possible through coaching, financial literacy training, and need-based scholarships

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Our 30th Anniversary

This year marks Making Waves’ 30th anniversary of inspiring college futures for Bay Area youth. Learn more in our 30th anniversary documentary.

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Come Celebrate Our Graduates’ Extraordinary Achievements!  READ MORE