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One Voice - LA

  • One Voice - LA
  • 1228 15th Street
    Suite C
  • Santa Monica, CA 90404
  • 310-458-9961
  • 1982

Program Description

The One Voice Robert W. Sanderson Scholars Program begun in 1990 makes it possible for low income students to attend wonderful colleges on scholarships provided by the colleges themselves.

Our Scholars Program prepares and places low income inner city Los Angeles high school students in colleges throughout the United States. Starting in the 11th grade, we work with teachers and counselors from a number of inner city high schools to select approximately 25 students who will become a part of our program each year. We work with these students over the next 5 years to help place them and then support them in their journey through college. Our program is the first of its kind to carefully monitor and follow students all the way through their undergraduate and graduate school careers.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College transition and retention support
  • Community service/service hours
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Mentoring
  • Other
  • Parent/family services
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation

Demographics

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 75
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 75
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically High-performing

First-Generation

  • Between 50% and 75%

Representative
Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Amherst College
  • Brown University
  • Yale University

Matriculation & Completion

  • 4-yr College Matriculation: 100%
  • 4-yr College Graduation: 95%