Portraits of Success

This year the CalWORKs Association received a record four-hundred-and-fifteen applications for Portraits of Success!  Our Portraits publication will be released in April 2019 and we look forward to sharing hundreds of inspiring, surprising, moving, and incredible CalWORKs stories.  Our deepest gratitude and respect goes to the CalWORKs students who applied for Portraits of Success and shared their CalWORKs struggles and triumphs.

The following students were chosen by their regions to receive a $500 CalWORKs Association Scholarship:

Region 1, Scholarship 1 of 1:  Sierra O’Leary, College of the Redwoods
Region 2,  Scholarship 1 of 1:  Aveen Ali,  American River College
Region 3,  Scholarship 1 of 1:  Jovana Rojas Enriquez, San Franciso City College
Region 4,  Scholarship 1 of 1:  Megan Lane, De Anza College
Region 5:  Scholarship 1 of 2,  Paola Collado, Reedley College
Region 5:  Scholarship 2 of 2: Fhmya Algharazi, Bakersfield Community College
Region 6,  Scholarship 1 of 1:  Jourdan Thompson, Taft College
Region 7,  Scholarship 1 of 3:  Jessica McCarns, Los Angeles Harbor College
Region 7,  Scholarship 2 of 3:  Zarsanga Parwiz, Pasadena College
Region 7,  Scholarship 3 of 3:  Tyesa Harvey, Santa Monica College
Region 8,  Scholarship 1 of 1:  Robin Huerta, Santa Ana
Region 8,  Scholarship 1 of 2:  Celia Aguilar, Santiago Canyon College
Region 9,  Scholarship 1 of 1:  Aileena Delporte, Riverside College
Region 9,  Scholarship 1 of 2:  Kimberly Negrete, Mt. San Jacinto
Region 10,  Scholarship 1 of 1: Jason Cruz, San Diego City College

Look for the debut of our Portraits of Success publication at the 2019 CalWORKs Association Training Institute, April 15-17 in San Diego, California.