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Sonoma Valley High School graduate and 10,000 Degrees almuna Denia Calenda recently received her bachelor’s degree from Sonoma State University in Applied Statistics with a concentration in the Actuarial Field. She is currently the Enrollment & Outreach Manager at the North Bay Children’s Center. Denia…

We’re expecting another sold-out event of 550 guests when we gather for One Amazing Night, our annual fundraising gala, slated for Saturday, April 29, 2017, at the Marin Civic Center. This year’s event will highlight our new 5-Year Strategic Plan and our continued commitment to…

March 2, 2017, is an important deadline for students working with 10,000 Degrees, including three different opportunities to secure funding for college: the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the California Dream Act, and the 10,000 Degrees Scholarship. FAFSA, through the U.S. Department of…

In honor of National Mentoring Month, 10,000 Degrees celebrates longtime mentor, Bridget Anderson, along with her one of her current mentees, Miriam. Bridget is a retired educator who now devotes her time to consulting with NGOs and mentoring students in high school and college-life transition….

Filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the first step in receiving student aid for college. Starting October 1, 2016, high school seniors were able to apply three months earlier than ever before, which is critical because oftentimes the sooner students…

There’s nothing quite like riding your bicycle on the open road then capping it off with a delicious meal. It’s perhaps the best way to enjoy the windy roads and gorgeous wine country views of the North Bay, and now you can look great doing…

10,000 Degrees is excited to offer the opportunity to give a special gift for a cause we know is close to your heart. This month, we’re sending out emails and letters with details about how to give a donation to 10,000 Degrees in honor of…

While the rain poured down on the new Saralee and Richard’s Barn at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds, the hearts and minds of all in attendance opened wide thanks to several stirring moments at our recent 10,000 Degrees of Opportunity Gala. One in particular was provided…

Our fellows work hard to support and inspire future leaders throughout their educational career. This month, we had the opportunity to work with Marin Magazine to do a feature on our wonderful fellows and recognized their hard work in Faces of Marin. You can check…

We are proud to partner with College of Marin to create a Summer Bridge program that helps our students get through college. This past Thursday, we had graduated 88 students from the program and will continue to support these students throughout their educational journey. Click…