Some day in September of 2014, I ventured out to Redlands for Orientation Day. It was perfect; it was beautiful; it looked like Linda Evangelista; I was eating it up! But seriously, the campus was picture perfect, the energy was great, and I got to pet the mascot, Thurber, and his wrinkles. Prior to spending the day at […]
Freshman year of college could be one of the most freeing times in one’s life or one of the most difficult. Going to college represents adulthood, freedom and exploration. It marks the time in one’s life when one must truly rely on what one has learned. For some, however, it is the time wherein one […]
I’m a little over halfway through my first year at UCLA, and just a couple of weeks away from finishing Winter Quarter. Already, I can look back and see in what areas I’ve grown, especially academically. Incoming college freshmen are often told that the transition from high school to college is difficult, and I can […]
VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America) was founded in 1965 as a national service program to fight poverty in America. In 1993, VISTA was incorporated into the AmeriCorps network of programs. CAP currently seeks one Resource Development VISTA. VISTA members serve our community through a year of national community service are essential members of the CAP team, building our capacity […]
Supporters like you are helping to raise a whopping $60,000 in support of CAP’s students. Here’s where you can keep track of the progress. All gifts given through our Crowdrise Fundraising Site will be DOUBLED — you just have to give before 2016 ends! College Access Plan on Crowdrise
VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America) was founded in 1965 as a national service program to fight poverty in America. In 1993, VISTA was incorporated into the AmeriCorps network of programs. CAP currently seeks one Resource Development VISTA and one Program Expansion VISTA. VISTA members serve our community through a year of national community service are essential members of […]
Thanks-times-10,000 to verynice., Sean Adams, Typecraft, and Mohawk Fine Papers! Check out CAP’s gorgeous-fantabulous-beyond-wow annual report for 2014-2015 designed by the incomparable Sean Adams. We will be excited about this amazing bit-o-kindness for…pretty much forever. We think the design highlights our work so beautifully, and it also captures our colorful personality, don’t-ya-think?
It seems like yesterday that the first two VISTA volunteers (I being one of them) stepped into CAP’s cozy office eager to begin our stint at CAP. It was actually three and a half years ago — August of 2012 — and the VISTA project has generated fantastic results. CAP has been able to realize […]
It’s that time of year again! Starting February 22nd, CAP’s SAT prep instruction begins at four PUSD high schools (Blair, Muir, Pasadena, and Marshall Fundamental) through our partnership with PasadenaLEARNs. This is a FREE 8-session course that meets over ten weeks and is held after school from 3:15pm to 5:15pm. Participants must register for the […]
Our Executive Director, Mo, has a blog post over at Artzray. Check it out! And, while you’re there, have a look at all the other great content provided by this resource, as well…especially if you’re interested in the arts.