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Dear Friends, At 10,000 Degrees, we are committed to making real, lasting change. These past several weeks have been deeply troubling and extraordinarily heartbreaking, and they have called us to attention. We are witnessing so much anguish in the lives of our students and in…

Keila Itzun, a 10,000 Degrees Fellow who surmounted many challenges during her own college journey, tells an inspiring story about how she was able to reconnect with a student who was struggling in school due to pandemic-related stress, and re-engage them in their education. All…

Please note that ALL 10,000 Degrees offices are currently closed to comply with Government regulations related to COVID-19. Mailing Address: Please send all correspondence and packages to the following address: P.O. Box L, San Rafael, CA 94913 Main Office: 10,000 Degrees has moved our main…

Dear Friends, 10,000 Degrees wants you to know that we are staying positive, strong, and together.  Little did we know that COVID-19 would be the true test of the strength of our Fellowship program. Our Fellows, near peer mentors and recent college graduates, have become…

Dear 10,000 Degrees students: 10,000 Degrees is committed to ensuring that all students, staff, volunteers, and community are healthy, safe, and supported. We know that school and campus closures can raise anxiety, but that this is a necessary and proactive step to help keep you…

We are pleased to announce Steven D. Herrington, Ph.D., Superintendent of Sonoma County Schools, as the recipient of the 2019 Sonoma County Changemakers Award for his innovative leadership in support of college opportunity for local students. We announced the award at the second annual Sonoma…

We are thrilled to announce that we have awarded the 10,000 Degrees 2019 San Francisco Changemakers Award to Jean-Pierre L. Conte, Chairman and Managing Director, Genstar Capital and local philanthropist. The celebration took place at the second annual San Francisco Changemakers Dinner on Thursday, September…

San Rafael, CA, June 20, 2019– 10,000 Degrees, a college success nonprofit, is set to receive a transformative $149,700 grant from Battery Powered to expand programming for high school and college students in San Francisco. The one-time grant will support students in the San Francisco Unified School…