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Top 22 Stories That Made Waves in 2022

by Elaine Fernandez and Juritzy Mata

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As 2023 is right around the corner, we are highlighting and celebrating the top stories of this past year. The stories range from Wave-Makers breaking barriers and graduating from amazing colleges and universities, tips and advice for high school and college students, and recognition for the Making Waves community.

Explore a few of the many stories and articles that made waves in 2022.























About Making Waves Education Foundation

At Making Waves, we are committed to educational equity. Making Waves Education Foundation is a Bay Area nonprofit that supports Making Waves Academy – a public charter school with more than 1,100 5th through 12th grade students – and leads college and career programming with more than 430 college students.​

Knowing the opportunities that come with a college degree, we partner with historically underrepresented and underserved students to help make college affordable and graduation attainable. Centering the journeys of our students, our personalized approach includes college and career coaching, scholarships, and financial planning.​

Our alumni network includes more than 730 college graduates, who earn their degrees and land jobs at more than twice the rate of their first-generation, low-income peers, with 85% graduating debt-free.

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