• The EMILY device

    This is one of Emily's dear friends, Marie, standing by an EMILY device. The EMILY device is being used across the world to rescue people who risk drowing or are in distress in the ocean. There is a rose on every device and EMR for Emily's initials ...

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  • Pico Rivera Expansion

    Ellen with newly hired North Park Middle School mentors! These are local juniors and seniors in high school, which is a new model for SEA. The students are assisting in their own community of Pico Rivera, an area with a high school drop-out rate of ...

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  • Emily Shane Foundation Presents: The Stars and SEA gala

    The Emily Shane Foundation and MC Jonathan Banks cordially invite you to the Stars and Sea Gala. In honor of Emily Rose Shane, all proceeds raised will directly support the SEA Program. The Successful Education Achievement Program specifically ...

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  • Expanding: New Student Orientation in Santa Monica

    This past Monday, March 16th, a new student orientation was held at the Boy's & Girl's Club - Lincoln Branch in Santa Monica.  Karen and Luke are two mentors who will be working at this site, and they are featureed in this photograph! ...

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  • Out & About: AJ Wang Foundation Luncheon

    Ellen recently spoke at a luncheon held on February 28th. The luncheon was sponsored by the AJ Wang Foundation, which provides scholarships to help students attend community community.  She spoke of relatable challenges in life and the manner ...

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  • Student of the Year: Maria

    "The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change." - Carl Rogers One of our SEA 8th graders, Maria, was awarded Student of the Year at Oxnard Junior High! She has definitely exemplified the above quote of learning ...

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  • Successful Achievement: Emilin

    We are always so happy to see positive changes in our mentees. Emilin exudes a great academic improvement as we've seen her go from an F in math to a C. She also received a B on her last math test! We're proud of her, and it's only further up the ...

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  • Westchester Expansion

    We have recently expanded the SEA program to the Westchester area! We partnered with the Westchester YMCA to bring our program to the students of Orville Wright Middle School STEAM Magnet. As a reminder, the SEA program services those children who ...

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  • Partnered with CSUCI

    We have recently entered into a service-learning agreement for the spring 2015 semester with California State University Channel Islands (CSUCI). Because of this, we have been able to add fourteen new mentors to work with students at our various ...

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  • Successful Achievement: Bryan

    Another student who deserves to be highlighted is Bryan. He entered into the SEA program with grades of D's and an F. However, he now has three A's, one B, one C, and one D. He has improved each grade from his classes, and we're glad to cheer him on....

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