Another school year has come and gone, and here we are at Summer break once again.  It never fails to amaze us how fast time passes by each year—we have experienced the best camp ever,  spent the past nine months in full Project MotiVATe mode, and are back at summer once again.  School is out, our Wednesday nights are free, and the PM Doors are closed until camp in August.  […]

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Join Project MotiVATe as we kick off our annual LIGHT THE CAMPFIRE crowd fund campaign! Our goal is to reach $4,000 by July 31st to fund our annual summer camp with mentors and mentees. A donation to Project MotiVATe’s Camp Campaign will directly support the costs of the 4-day camp for Project MotiVATe mentees and staff for 2015-2016. Expenses include campsite, travel costs, food, and equipment in addition to a […]

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  One of Project MotiVATe’s goals is to ensure that all our mentees are able to attend college. Most of our students come from low-income households, so each year we award graduating seniors a $500 scholarship to recognize their achievements and to help with college costs. Your donation will ensure that these students can pursue their dreams of higher education. Our goal is to raise $2,500 by June 30th. No […]

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Dear Friends & Community Supporters, Please help us spread the word by distributing widely. Job application with more information is below. Thank you! Seeking Program Director Project MotiVATe (PM), based in Garden Grove, CA, seeks a part-time program director to manage and lead a mentorship program for Vietnamese American youth. Originally founded by university students in 1996, Project MotiVATe became an independent nonprofit organization in 2010. Project MotiVATe’s mission is […]

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The smell of fried rice and permanent markers filled the air as Project MotiVATe commenced our first study hall of the school year. A sea of new and old faces filled the office on a  Wednesday night, all of them ready to start off the academic year right. We caught up on each other’s summer activities (some of which included trips to Europe and reading poetry at Common Ground) and played a […]

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Project MotiVATe has launched a new website. With a fresh look, we hope to better show who we are to the community!

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Happy Lunar New Year’s greetings from all of us at Project MotiVATe. Those of you on our email listserv will have received Carina Lieu’s recent email, which informed the PM Community of her resignation as PM’s Program Director. We would like to thank Carina for her service to Project MotiVATe during her time with us. In the interim period, the current Coordinating Team (Huy Tran, Kenny Liao, and Andrew Mai) […]

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