POSTED BY SBCS | Jul, 22, 2022 |

SBCS congratulates the many graduating classes of 2022!  

Chula Vista Promise Neighborhood 

Fifty students from Hilltop High School and Castle Park High School earned their high school diplomas with support from SBCS’s Academic Advocates, part of the Chula Vista Promise Neighborhood program. SBCS and our partners work with first-generation college students at Promise Neighborhood schools from 7th grade through post-secondary education as they achieve academic success.  

Next steps for these graduates include; Associated Barber College, Cal State University San Marcos, Cornell University, Grand Canyon University, Grossmont College, San Diego Mesa College, San Diego State University, Southwestern College, UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Riverside, UC Santa Barbara, UC San Diego, and the workforce. 

First 5 First Steps  

Through our First 5 First Steps program, the latest cohort of parents gained knowledge, tools and support to nurture strong relationships with their children from pregnancy to age three. The strong relationships built between parents and their children will help them grow up healthy and ready to succeed.

Independent Living Skills (ILS) 

Seven current and former foster youth and other youth within the community engaged in a unique series of educational classes and services. 

Learn and Earn to Achieve Potential (LEAP) & Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act  

Nineteen graduates completed our career and technical education bridging program from high school to post-secondary education. Provides youth with 6 – 8 weeks of academic skill remediation, work readiness and life skill development as well as college and career exploration and preparation 

Next Steps for these graduates include; Cuyamaca College, Escondido Adult School, MiraCosta College, San Diego Mesa College, San Diego State University, and Southwestern College.

Resident Leadership Academy 

Eleven community leaders graduated from our Chula Vista Resident Leadership Academy (RLA) in May. These leaders are actively engaged in the issues that affect their lives. As a team, they take on issues like public safety, civic engagement, and overall community well-being. Through RLA, neighbors invest in one another and work together to achieve the changes they want to see in their neighborhoods.

San Diego Promise Neighborhood 

Twenty students from San Ysidro High School earned high school diplomas with support from SBCS’s Academic Advocates. SBCS and our partners work with first-generation college students at San Diego Promise Neighborhood schools from 7th grade through post-secondary education as they achieve academic success. 

Next Steps for these graduates include; Cal State University San Marcos, Chico State University, San Diego State University, Southwestern College, and UC San Diego. 

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