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Unhoused students at Monarch School share artwork for annual fundraiser

May 9, 2024

Our solutions must extend beyond surface level short-term ‘fixes’ and instead focus on improving conditions by investing in permanent supportive housing.

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Monarch School Project Honored with FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award

April 23, 2024

Our solutions must extend beyond surface level short-term ‘fixes’ and instead focus on improving conditions by investing in permanent supportive housing.

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Scooping Up Smiles: Ben and Jerry’s Seaport Village April 16 Free Cone Day Benefits Monarch School Project

April 23, 2024

On Tuesday, April 16 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., San Diegans can participate in Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day at Seaport Village, and all donations raised will support Monarch School Project.

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Opinion: Don’t accept homelessness as a fact of life in San Diego. We must do the work to end it.

January 12, 2024

Our solutions must extend beyond surface level short-term ‘fixes’ and instead focus on improving conditions by investing in permanent supportive housing.

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Giving Back Locally This Holiday … With The Monarch School

December 25, 2023

Monarch School’s mission is to serve as a place of hope and belonging to young students who need it most.

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Change Makers with Katie Goar

PART ONE: AFIRA DEVRIES, PRESIDENT AND CEO, MONARCH SCHOOL PROJECT

September 19, 2023

What does it take to bring light where there is darkness, provide stability amidst uncertainty, and guide growth through change? The marks of a true ChangeMaker. This week, Katie welcomes Afira DeVries, a devoted leader empowering vulnerable youth. As President and CEO of Monarch School in San Diego, Afira leads an extraordinary public school serving students impacted by homelessness.

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San Diego Padres partner with Monarch School for back-to-school shopping

September 1, 2023

Our solutions must extend beyond surface level short-term ‘fixes’ and instead focus on improving conditions by investing in permanent supportive housing.

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Monarch School educates community on unhoused youth

August 4, 2023

For decades, Monarch School has been the only K-12 school in the nation whose entire student population is unhoused. While the school had widespread community support, for the dignity of its 300 students, it often remained insular to outsiders.

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San Diego Foundation grants $2 million to help learning and social recovery

June 1, 2023

San Diego Foundation awarded $2 million in grants to 14 nonprofit partners with the intent of providing summer programming promoting post-pandemic academic and social recovery of students in the county, it was announced today.

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Promoting Resilience: Social-Emotional Learning Sustenance in the Monarch School Project

April 17, 2023

A recent study by the Jacobs Institute at the University of San Diego shows how Monarch School Project nourishes the unique social-emotional strengths of unhoused youth.

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