In California, only 4% of students transfer from community college to a four-year university in two years. Meet Luciano, the first Making Waves Academy graduate who—with support from his CAP... Read more
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14th Waver, Crystal, remembers when she first dreamed of becoming a pediatrician. “When I was younger, I had a lot of younger cousins who played and got hurt. It was my responsibility to make sure... Read more
The following profile is an excerpt from the 30/30 book, which features 30+ Wave-Maker alumni in commemoration with Making Waves’ 30th anniversary. Stay tuned for the full book! Photo by Amy... Read more
“I want to be a software engineer and change the world with a keyboard at my fingertips.” Meet Patricia. In 2016, Patricia graduated from Making Waves Academy as a salutatorian with a 4.36... Read more
Born and raised in Richmond to Yemeni-American immigrant parents, 26-year old Hossain has a big dream in life: level the education landscape for low-income communities. It “developed gradually and... Read more