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10,000 Degrees scholarship recipient Jose Soto and his family's mariachi band, Mariachi Barragan, will played at this weekend's NASCAR races at Sonoma Raceway thanks to connections among the 10,000 Degrees community.  Board of Directors member Herb Dwight met Jose at a recent 10,000 Degrees event, and he complimented Jose's...

As if on cue, a rainbow appeared in the sky at the conclusion of a reception for supporters of the 10,000 Degrees LGBT Rainbow Scholarship Fund, which was held on Thursday, April 24, at the Kendall Jackson Wine Center. Hosted by 10,000 Degrees Sonoma County Advisory Board member...

With just under 700 assembled guests--150 more than last year's attendance--Scholarship Night 2014 was truly one for the record books. The $337,000 in funds raised were the highest yet for any 10,000 Degrees event to date. Video featuring alumna Chinna Ford and keynote address by alumnus Hugo...

[caption id="attachment_2014" align="alignleft" width="640"] I AM 1 DEGREE: 10,000 Degrees students look out over the University of San Francisco campus during their week-long enrollment in our Summer Intensive.[/caption] A new study in the journal Science puts data behind some of the work that 10,000 Degrees does....

The Marin Independent Journal ran its top story on February 19, 2013 with what looked like a promising headline: DEGREES TRACK WITH INCOME. The census data the reporter sited was the 54% bachelor degree attainment rate of the county -- the best in the state. Bravo...

[caption id="attachment_1336" align="alignleft" width="465"] Gil Cedillo, walked to the stage to address the 2012 Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Sonoma County Scholarship Gala.[/caption] Earlier this summer 10,000 Degrees was honored to attend the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Sonoma County Scholarship Gala where two of our...

[caption id="attachment_1341" align="alignleft" width="465"] LEGISLATIVE LEGACY: President Johnson shook hands with audience members at his signing of the 1965 Higher Education Act. Today's Stafford loans are made possible by the Act.[/caption] Two critical pieces of legislation were recently enacted that impact many of our scholarship recipients....

Take a moment to watch human rights lawyer, Bryan Stevenson. He touches on the way our identity as human beings is defined by our courage to face injustice and suffering. That our humanity is about our interdependence and true wisdom comes from the connection of...