February Newsletter

February 21, 2023By NGS AdminNews, Newsletters

Watch Samantha (9th grade) share about her favorite teachers at NGS, and why she continues to show up every week for our leadership, academic, and wellness classes. We are so proud to spotlight NGS Alum ’19, Ankoor Patel, for the might of his journey and for the glory of his story. Now the Education Program … Read More

Invest in The Next Generation

December 23, 2022By NGS AdminNews, Newsletters

We understand it’s a busy time for mailers. And, we hope you take a minute to read ours. We empower academic, leadership, and social services access for 151 Scholars and their families to the tune of $9,979 per student/family. We are SO close to our end of year goal, which will endow support for 49% … Read More

December Newsletter

December 6, 2022By NGS AdminNews, Newsletters No Comments

We asked Tej, a high school junior, what NGS has meant to him. Hear him share how he has grown since joining our program summer of 6th grade. Andrea, studying legal studies at University of Southern California, received one of our five Tuition Gap Funding Scholarships. A big THANK YOU to all those who supported us for … Read More

Nghiem Bui named NGS’ next Executive Director

August 4, 2022By NGS AdminNews No Comments

Nghiem Bui, previously NGS’ Director of Strategic College and Career Design, has been named Next Generation Scholars’ next Executive Director.     The Board of Directors kicked off the search earlier this year following the decision by Jeff Escabar to return to running an Independent School.  The search committee, led by Board member Zuly Godinez, worked … Read More

Independence From Hunger Fundraising Campaign

June 21, 2022By NGS AdminNews No Comments

For a second consecutive year, San Rafael Grocery Outlet has named NGS as the beneficiary of their Independence From Hunger Fundraising Campaign, which will run through the entire month of July. We are so grateful to our local Grocery Outlet’s owners and siblings, Jonathan, Jennifer, and Edwin Perez, for supporting our mission in this unique way. Community participation … Read More

June Newsletter

June 6, 2022By Christine_GreyGraphicNews, Newsletters No Comments

Dear NGS Community, This June, we honor Pride month by supporting our Scholars as they explore and honor their individuality. We recognize Juneteenth for its history and significance, an enduring symbol of true freedom for all, and continually encourage our Scholars to raise their voices in the name of equity and justice. And, we launch … Read More

NGS’s Response to Recent Shootings

May 26, 2022By NGS AdminEvents, News No Comments

May 26, 2022 On the heels of the Buffalo shooting targeting the Black community, the shooting at a Taiwanese church congregation in Southern California, and most recently the senseless deaths of 19 children and 2 teachers in the mass shooting at a Texas elementary school, we are continually forced to face senseless acts of violence.  … Read More

February Sees Expansion of NGS Food Pantry Hours

February 1, 2022By NGS AdminNews No Comments

When Next Generation Scholars first began serving under-resourced youth, we quickly realized that educational achievement did not depend solely on what took place in the classroom. We knew we had to address a more complex range of challenges in the community – from parents being unfamiliar with the college application process to broader issues such … Read More