How Upward Scholars helps combat food insecurity

Upward Scholars student Luis recently reduced his work schedule from 50 to 25 hours a week, so he’d have more time to study. While Luis’s finances are tight, he knows he’ll never go hungry while at college, thanks to the Upward Scholars food voucher program that enables students to pick up a free breakfast, lunch, and dinner while they’re on the Cañada College campus.

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Tania Ventura
Upward Scholars announces new Executive Director

Upward Scholars has announced that Dr. Linda Prieto will be the organization's new executive director starting Monday, October 22nd. Founder Elizabeth Weal will continue to play an active role in Upward Scholars, serving as an advisor and a member of the Upward Scholars Board.

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Tania Ventura