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Fox 11 News – 8/20/19

First Star' makes college real for kids in foster care By Christine Devine  8/20/19 Back to school means continued college prep time for an unlikely group of high school seniors like Khalia, with higher education in mind. Thanks to a non-profit called First Star youth in foster care have been groomed for college since the [...]

By | 2019-08-21T18:32:31+00:00 August 21st, 2019|News, Press, UCLA Bruin Academy, UCLA Stories, Video|Comments Off on Fox 11 News – 8/20/19

Tour 2018 – players coach local foster kids in LA

#SpursInUSA #GlobalFootballDevelopment #Foundation 29 July 2018|Tottenham Hotspur Five of our players paid a surprise visit to a special coaching session for local foster children's project First Star in Los Angeles on Friday. Forty children from the project and their mentors joined our Global Football Development team for the session at Loyola Marymount University (LMU), our training base [...]

By | 2018-11-26T22:05:22+00:00 July 30th, 2018|News, Press, UCLA Bruin Academy, UCLA Stories|Comments Off on Tour 2018 – players coach local foster kids in LA

Readiness program aims to enrich foster youth education opportunities

 Daily Bruin August 1, 2016 Rosie Chavez has lived most of her life in the foster system moving to different schools, homes and families, sometimes spending only a couple weeks in one place. “One thing I really struggled with was fitting in with the families,” Chavez said. “They didn’t treat us like they treated their [...]

By | 2016-10-25T17:46:57+00:00 August 2nd, 2016|Blog, News, Press, UCLA Bruin Academy|Comments Off on Readiness program aims to enrich foster youth education opportunities

Bruin Guardian Scholars Academy Program Update

Greetings! As you may know, our three-week residential component of our program ended on August 1st. The students in our Cohort 2 (soon to be High School Sophomores) spent one week at UCLA's Unicamp before spending three weeks at the UCLA campus. During their three week stay students learned about about life skills & self-advocacy [...]

By | 2019-11-07T22:17:43+00:00 August 21st, 2015|UCLA Bruin Academy|Comments Off on Bruin Guardian Scholars Academy Program Update