About the SD Unified COVID-19 Student Vaccine Mandate

Under a vaccine mandate approved by the Board of Education, San Diego Unified will require students who are 16 and older as of November 1, 2021 and who wish to continue learning in-person to be fully vaccinated, effective January 24, 2022 at the start of the new semester/quarter.

FREE Cash for College Workshop

Step-by-Step Process of Applying for Financial Aid
• What the FAFSA is and Why it’s Important
• Important Deadlines You Shouldn’t Miss
• Other Sources of Financial Aid Available To You
• Documents & Paperwork You Will Need
• What the California Dream Act Application (CADAA) is & Who is Eligible

Scholarship Nights

Learn from the San Diego Foundation and CalSOAP how to apply for and receive college scholarships!

Photos: ACT-SO at UNCF

The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) San Diego hosted a gala where four deserving students received scholarships to further their education at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). Though our ACT-SO students were not eligible for the scholarships, we were able to send Eryn Bell as a VIP attendee thanks to the generosity of Ms. […]

Watch: ACT-SO at Black Minds Matter

Black Minds Matter demonstrates that schools don’t always help African-American students to shine. ACT-SO is one way we can address the deficits in San Diego Unified.

ACT-SO Creative Writing Workshop

12pm – 2pm November 30, 2019 ACT-SO is hosting a unique crash course designed to challenge your thought process and make writer’s block a thing of the past. Though our scholarship program targets African-American high school students, people of all ages and backgrounds are welcome to join us! Don’t worry about materials; all supplies will […]

Watch: ACT-SO Visits Black Xpression

Every month ACTSO participates in an enrichment activity. On October 25th, we went to the open mic night Black Xpression. Our ACT-SO competitor Eryn brought down the house.

ACT-SO Xpresses its Blackness

8pm – 10pm October 25, 2019 Join the ACT-SO crew with a visit to Black Xpression, an open mic opportunity that appeals to the Black Community. With ACT-SO we have seen the works of various teen artists to include poets, singers, musicians and more. We invite you all to uplift our competitors that are brave […]

ACT-SO Visits the San Diego Art Institute

12pm – 2pm September 28, 2019 FORGING TERRITORIES features African-American and Latinx members of the LGBTQ community pioneering in a frequently inhospitable land.  It presents artists engaged in cultural storytelling that describes themselves, their friends, and their environments in striking visual ways. The NAACP had its national convention July this year and unanimously passed three […]