Schuler has helped more than 1,400 first-generation students, students of color, and low-income students in Chicago on their path to college and career. This is how they learn and grow with the program and how they use the Scholar skills of resilience, self-confidence, and intellectual curiosity to succeed.
"We need to find ways to fix and implement changes to address undocumented immigration."Changing the narrative of what it means to be an undocumented immigrant in America
“I’m excited to start my own path,” she said. “All my hard work has finally paid off.”Jayla Wheeler creates her own path to college
As an undocumented immigrant, Padilla says in the film that she finds the term hurtful, dehumanizing and damaging to a community."Change the Subject" documentary stresses that words matter
Alumni Scholars are the leaders of the future. They become doctors, Fulbright Scholars, aeronautical engineers, teachers, social workers, environmental activists, librarians, and more. Some Scholars pursue post-graduate degrees while others have gone on to work for places like Microsoft and Google, the U.S. Attorney’s office, local government, Chicagoland schools, and universities around the country. Whatever their aspirations, our Scholars have the drive, the discipline, and the skills to achieve everything they set out to do.