ServiceNow is a software company that develops a cloud computing platform to help companies manage digital workflows for enterprise operations. ServiceNow has partnered with A Bridge for Kids since 2019 to teach our students the basics of coding and technical programming skills. In the first half of the internship, students are taught the basic understanding and tools of programming, and then are tasked with developing an app to solve a problem that they face in their day to day lives. Here are some updates on how our students' experiences are … [Read more...]
Where are They Now: Rose Hawaree
This month’s Where are They Now article will be following Rose Hawaree, and her journey navigating through the United States Education System as a first generation American who hardly spoke the language. Rose’s family is originally from Kurdistan, and came to the United States not knowing how to speak English. As a result, when Rose was a child, Kurdish was her first language, as she did not have anyone to teach her English until she entered the United States Education System. Until fifth grade, Rose had to partake in ESL (English as a second … [Read more...]
Don’t Miss the Opportunity to be a Sponsor in this Years DreamMakers!
A Bridge for Kids Goes to the East Coast for Campus Tours!
Going to college is a big deal, and deciding where to go is never an easy choice. There are so many factors that play into choosing a school that gives it the weight it deserves. A large component is the idea that where you end up going to school will inevitably shape you into who you are going to be. Something that makes this decision even scarier is the thought that your new home may very well be 3,000 miles away from everything you know. A new community, new lands, new ways of thinking, and as most native Californians may know… New … [Read more...]
Summer Fiesta: Full Circle
We would like to send out a huge thank you to everyone who came to our Summer Fiesta this last Sunday, June 26th, to celebrate 10 years of success with us! A special shout out to Grooveline (instagram: @groovelinesd) for bringing the energy and playing some great throwbacks, to Omar and Christian for cheffing up over 500 tacos, and to all the volunteers who made the day possible! Something that made this event particularly special was that it brought several sponsors and students together for the first time. Due to the pandemic in recent … [Read more...]
Where are They Now
“I am most proud of getting out of my comfort zone since high school. I used to be afraid of getting out of my shell in high school to go explore different things the world has to offer. However, in college, I studied abroad in 10 different countries and truly "lived and experienced life". I took every opportunity presented to me and am no longer afraid to try anything new or be out of my comfort zone.” Nghi P Dang Nghi’s story begins in Vietnam, 1998. At the age of three, her parents made the decision to move to the United States - a … [Read more...]
Save the Date: 10th Annual DreamMakers!
Congratulations to our 2022 Scholarship Winners
We are proud to announce the winners of the 2022 A Bridge for Kids College Scholarship. Each year we recognize and support low-income high school seniors throughout San Diego who have excelled in academics, athletics and/or the arts during their high school years. This year over $20,000 in funding was granted to low income, high achieving seniors who are committed to attending a four-year college. Funds are intended to provide financial support for college expenses, including but not limited to tuition, books, housing … [Read more...]
Summer Fiesta 2022- Celebrating a Decade of Success!
Let's celebrate a decade of success! A Bridge for Kids is hosting a Summer Fiesta to celebrate our 10th anniversary, and we would love for you to come and bring your friends to celebrate with us! Join us on June 26th for an intimate outdoor concert featuring Humphrey's by the Bay regular and local favorite Grooveline, food, games, raffles, and much more. What’s happening at the Summer Fiesta?◉ Outdoor Concert Featuring Grooveline ◉ Food ◉◉ Drinks ◉ Games ◉ Raffles & Giveaways ◉ … [Read more...]
A Twist of Fate Podcast
If you live in San Diego, you've most likely found out that everything is around a 20-30 minute drive apart. Because of this commute time, you've most likely either started listening to podcasts in the car, or know someone who's tried to convince you to listen to podcasts in the car. Today, we're here to freshen up your podcast catalog (or convince you to listen to podcasts) with an inspiring story from the founder of A Bridge for Kids, Mike Nance, presented by Twist of Fate Podcast. … [Read more...]
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