VIDEO: This UC Berkeley student is making college a reality for Central Valley teens

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Thursday, September 17, 2020

UC Berkeley student Michael PiƱa (she/he) grew up in California's Central Valley, dreaming of going far away for college to escape years of bullying and exclusion for her queer identity. Now she's co-founded Central Valley Scholars, an organization providing college prep workshops, scholarships, and themtorships - a word it finds more inclusive than mentorships - to make higher education a reality for Central Valley teens. www.light.berkeley.edu www.centralvalleyscholars.org Video produced by Stephen McNally