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Santa Clara University Offers Black Excellence College Prep Program

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BEST (Black Excellence, Success, and Trailblazing) College Prep Program is a free, two-day virtual program aimed at providing Black high school students access to information about the college application process and a supportive community of college students and graduates who have been in their shoes. This event was inspired and developed by Black staff and…

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Narrative Sponsors Tell Me A Story Contest for Young Poets

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Students ages 15 – 18 can enter a poem into Narrative’s “Tell Me a Story” contest. First place winner will receive $500, publication, and the opportunity to perform their work on Narrative’s podcast, Outloud. The prompt for the poem is “escape.” From their site: Your Escape poem might be about a literal taking off, or…

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Hurston Wright Foundation Offers Reward to College Writers

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Black college poets and fiction writers who are full-time students in undergraduate and graduate programs can win a $1,000 cash prize, free tuition to a Hurston/Wright writing workshop, and a complimentary seat at the Legacy Awards Ceremony through The Hurston/Wright Foundation College Awards.   All work submitted must be original and unpublished at the time of…

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Online Summer Academy for California Student Leaders Accepting Applications

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 The Ed100 Academy for California High School Student Leaders is an online summer conference that prepares California student leaders with the knowledge and connections they need to make a difference in their school, community, and beyond. A key goal of this conference is to connect students with organizations that need and want their help. Apply…

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Virtual College Fair

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Check out a virtual college fair on Saturday, November 21 from 10 am – 1 pm PST. Four-year universities and community colleges will provide information about their campuses, admissions, financial aid, and more. Participating colleges include FIDM, Cal State Fullerton, Long Beach City College, Loyola Marymount University, and more. Students should go here to register…

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Girls with Impact Slashes Tuition 60% for Online Entrepreneurship Program for Girls

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There’s no doubt that parents are stressed out more than ever and looking for solutions amid a pandemic is no easy feat.  Girls With Impact, the nation’s only live, online entrepreneurship program for girls, understands this struggle and is now offering a COVID-relief financial break to keep girls advancing.  The 10-week Academy program — valued…

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Ryman Arts Now Accepting Applications

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The Ryman Arts program offers free studio art classes with college and career guidance, to talented high school students who want to pursue a future in the arts. Students are challenged with rigorous drawing and painting classes and mentored by professional teaching artists. Students also receive all art supplies and materials needed for class. They…

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Free Photography Workshop for High School Students

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Join the USC Fisher Museum of Art on Saturday, Nov. 7th, and 14th from 11 am to 1 pm for an (online) photography workshop with photographer Star Montana. In this two-day workshop for high school students, participants will learn elements of composition, how to deal with their subject, and tell their stories with photography. Star…

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Free Panel on Jobs in Art and Design

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If your student is pondering a job in the creative industry, they’ll want to RSVP for a panel on Creative Futures in Art and Design. Otis College of Art & Design will host the free online discussion on November 18 at 7 pm. Esteemed panelists from a variety of top companies will discuss how they…

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Listen to Industry Professionals at Free Online Creative Career Fair

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Every year, Inner-City Arts brings together an amazing group of creatives to share their experience and advice through a series of panels. This year, they will hold their Creative Career Fair online on October 24, 2020, from 10 am – 3 pm. Go here to register for the free event. Students should be prepared to…

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