Urban Squash Students Selected To Attend Prestigious College Programs

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Two local San Diego students have been selected as the National Urban Squash Association (NUSEA)’s nominees for summer academic opportunities at two of the most illustrious private schools in the Atlantic Northeast. Sabrina Herrera from Paradise Hills (92139) and Lexa Lara from Shelltown (92113) were selected along with an additional 34 underserved students from across […]

***SNEAK PEEK*** Access Gala – 2016 Silent Auction

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Tickets are selling fast for next weeks 10th Anniversary Gala. It’s not to late to secure your spot at this unique celebration of student success. Get your ticket now before its too late! www.classy.org/10YearGala On the night of the Gala we will be hosting our biggest silent auction yet! With over 50 items, packages, and experiences […]

Join us as we celebrate a decade of impact!

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Access Youth Academy’s 10th Anniversary Gala is fast approaching. This is our most important event to date and there is no better time to celebrate our students success and our decade of impact than with our closest friends and supporters. Join us on October 22nd at the San Diego Hall of Champions – Purchase your […]

Panel with Community Leaders

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By Kacey McCoig, Health and Wellness Coordinator.   Last week, I organized a panel discussion for our middle and high schoolers here at Access The panelist were amazing community leaders and the students amazing future leaders. This panel discussion gave them the opportunity to ask anonymous questions that were on their mind or questions that they were […]

The College Program

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It’s been about 12 months since I started working with Access as their College Coordinator, and in those 12 months, I’ve come to learn a lot about working with students, managing and distributing information through various channels such as newsletters, Facebook pages, word of mouth, and many others, kept notes on services we could provide […]

Two Students Selected To Participate In Prestigious Urban Citizenship Tour

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What does it mean to be an engaged citizen? What are the different ways that each of us can make a difference in our respective communities? The Urban Squash Citizenship Tour will give 22 civically minded and academically accomplished high school and college students from across the country the opportunity to explore these questions and […]

Victor Marques Joins The Access Development Team

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Access Youth Academy is happy to announce that Victor Marques has joined the development team as its new Development Coordinator. Victor was born and raised in Salvador, Brazil, and earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Ruy Barbosa University. Following his graduation he spent two years as an Associate Auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers, providing external team […]

NUSEA Visits Access For Bi-yearly Review

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All NUSEA programs are evaluated bi-yearly by a revolving panel of Executive Directors from veteran urban squash programs. This year, Access was evaluated by NUSEA’s ED, Tim Wyant. The evaluation includes observing programming in all facets on and off court, interviewing students, parents, volunteers, our partner school, staff and board– all the moving pieces of […]