Resources

Scholar Highlight: Miguel Garcia

Pronouns: He/Him/His Neighborhood: Archer Heights High School:George Westinghouse College Prep Prospective College Major: Nursing, Psychology Passion: Playing Volleyball. What would you like others to know about you?: Me being from the neighborhood I am from I have always been caring for others because you never know their situation. Interesting Fact:I am in a program called Chicago Police and Fire…
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Scholar Highlight: William Ramos

Pronouns: He/ Him / HisNeighborhood: Grew up in Hammond, now in Hyde ParkHigh School: Whiting High SchoolCollege: University of ChicagoDegree: Molecular Engineering, B.S. Identities: First generation student, low income Student Interesting Fact: I converted a car amplifier and bare-bone speaker drivers into a 360-watt hi-fi home sound system. Passion:I am passionate about science literacy and advocacy…
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Scholar Highlight: Walmer Saavedra

Pronouns: He/ Him / His Neighborhood: West Lawn High School: Lindblom College: University of Illinois at Chicago Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Studies Identities: First-generation college student, low-income student, Dreamer Interesting Fact: My best all-time mile was 4:15 Passion: Creating things and using my skills and knowledge to make a positive difference in my…
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Scholar Highlight: Daniela Echiveste

Pronouns: She/ Her / HersNeighborhood: Little VillageHigh School: Fenwick High SchoolCollege: Michigan State UniversityDegree: Advertising Management   Interesting Fact: I have 5 dogs. Passion: I’m passionate about brand marketing through events! I believe that our generation prefers experiences over material. I want to dedicate my career to helping brands and organizations build themselves by creating…
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Scholar Highlight: Luis Cabrales

Pronouns: He / Him / HisNeighborhood: East SideHigh School: Gwendolyn Brooks College PrepCollege: University of Illinois at ChicagoDegree: Biological Sciences, Minor in Sustainable CitiesIdentities: First Generation, President of Southeast Youth Alliance (SYA) Passion: I am passionate about the environment and my community. I am passionate about mobilizing youth in my neighborhood to change the narrative about…
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Fiesta Del Sol Scholarship

Due: April 12th (NOTE: MUST BE MAILED IN) Amount: $1,500 Background: PNCC strives to offer students an opportunity to exercise leadership skills, learn relationship building, and teamwork by participating in the Fiesta del Sol planning. The Guadalupe A. Reyes Fiesta del Sol Scholarship Program has awarded scholarships for over two decades to students from the…
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Scholar Highlight: Annays Yacaman

Pronouns: She / Her / HersNeighborhood: Gage ParkHigh School: Eric Solorio AcademyCollege: The College of WoosterDegree: Political Science & Philosophy, Africana minorIdentities: First Generation, Low-Income, Queer Passion: Giving a voice to the most marginalized communities and making sure they’re heard in every setting. I am passionate about making sure that first generation, low-income students get…
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Need to share a resource?

Hello All, As our group continues growing, we have begun introducing ways to organize material and opportunities. Do you have any events, scholarship, programs, any opportunities/resources you would like for us to share? If you do, please fill these surveys out and we will make sure to connect our members to these opportunities! Scholarship Form: https://goo.gl/forms/0JLWi672pJ6i89CG2…
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