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    Welcome to Project Rise

    Supporting students that have been formerly ​incarcerated with their transition back into the community. 


    WHat Do you Want to Do?

    Upcoming Events

    ​April 14th at 10AM

    UC Irvine Campus Tours - Hosted by Underground Scholars

    This is event is for prospective students that are formerly incarcerated or system impacted. Everyone is welcome! 


    10AM to 11AM: Presentations
    Underground Scholars Program Overview
    Underground Scholars Transfer Program
    Underground Scholars Ambassador Program

    11AM to 12PM: Campus Tours
    12PM to 1PM: Lunch

    ​​April 22nd at 10AM

    Cruising for Higher Education

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    Come out for a fun day of activities. All kinds of awesome cars will be on display including lowriders, classic cars, exotic cars and more! 

    There will also be food, music and lots of great community resources to support you! 


    Money raised from this event will go toward Project RISE and help to alleviate obstacles that students run into in their academic endeavors. 

    WHERE: Santa Ana College, Lot 7 off of Bristol Avenue. ​

    Complete Interest Form below to learn more about Project RISE

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     Rising Scholars Program Coordinator:

    Saul Garcia

    Project Rise Club Faculty Advisor:

    Mark McCallick