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Sonya Brunswick (right), Jefferson Award winner. (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Helps San Francisco’s Youth Succeed In College

This week’s Jefferson Award winner has been an Air Force Sergeant, a youth pastor, and a systems and network engineer. That career path has helped Sonya Brunswick change young people’s lives today.

04/18/2014

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Turns To Social Media To Raise Money For Scholarships

Putting a technological spin on the adage that it takes a village to raise a child, the University of California launched a campaign on Wednesday to harness the power of social media to raise money for student scholarships.

09/18/2013

Skylar Dorosin of Palo Alto created Project 2020 to teach swimming and water polo to underprivileged girls. (Diller Teen Awards)

Community Corner: Bay Area Teens Receive National Leadership Award

The Helen Diller Family Foundation presents ten young leaders in volunteerism nation-wide with the annual Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards and $36,000 each in recognition of their leadership, innovation and commitment to making the world a better place.

08/25/2013

UC Davis Classroom

California Lacks Plan To Pay For Middle Class Scholarship Act

The California Assembly has approved a bill to cut the cost of attending a California public university for middle class students who make too much money to qualify for financial aid, but no vote has been scheduled on the complicated tax code maneuver needed to pay for the plan.

05/31/2012

Photo Credit: Mi Pueblo

San Jose’s Mi Pueblo Scholarship Program Helping Workers Graduate College

Mi Pueblo awarded 35 employees with hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships .

03/18/2012

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Brown Signs ‘Dream Act’ Allowing Undocumented Students To Get Financial Aid

One day before the Oct. 9 deadline to approve or veto a bill that would allow undocumented students to receive public financial aid for higher education, Gov. Jerry Brown announced Saturday that he signed the California DREAM Act.

10/08/2011