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Mentor Mixer: A Risky Venture?

Volunteer mentors are at the heart of a successful San Francisco Achievers experience. But, who mentors the mentors? Who supports, trains and helps them help…

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Achiever Spotlight: Stevan Berhe

Wallenberg high school student Stevan Berhe came to the United States at the age of three from Eritrea with his mother and two brothers. He…

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Daniel Ogbonna’s First Steps Toward College

By Lynn Jacobs For African American males like Daniel Ogbonna, acceptance to college represents the first step toward an eminent future. Daniel is a senior…

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David Miles’ SFA Journey out of Darkness

By Adam Ramirez David Miles was in the pitch blackness. He was in a dark cave in Yosemite with no light and the only way…

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