Welcome to Bridges Project for Education

Bridges was founded in 1997 on a simple idea—to expand college access for people of all ages, with an emphasis on students who are from the first-generation in their families to seek higher education.

That concept is thriving today as we provide personalized, comprehensive counseling throughout the admissions and financial aid process.

Supporting students on their path to college.

We strive to expand college access and improve college retention for students of all ages, with an emphasis on first-generation students. We know that helping students earn college and vocational degrees can be an effective way to increase their ability to contribute positively to the broader economy and social welfare of our community.

Photo portraits by Kevin Rebholtz

  • Bridges Alumni - Contessa Trujillo
    Contessa Trujillo - Bridges Alumni
  • Bridges Parent - Ted Medina
    Ted Medina - Parent
  • Bridges Founder Co-Founder - Rebeca Rainey
    Rebeca Romero Rainey and Family - Bridges Co-Founder and Board President
  • Bridges Students/Parent - Khweis Family
    Khweis Family - Bridges Students and Parent
  • Bridges Supporters - JLea and KArmijo
    Justin Lea and Karina Armijo - Bridges Supporters
  • Bridges Student - Eddie Berg
    Eddie Berg - Bridges Student

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