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Bay Area Proud

Inspiring stories of people making a difference

Aug 21, 2019

Tech Company Delivers On Promise Of Free Bachelor's Degrees For City Residents And Workers

Tech Company Delivers On Promise Of Free Bachelor's Degrees For City Residents And Workers

The Working Scholars program in Mountain View graduated its first class of 14 students, among them the Mayor of East Palo Alto, who learned of the program when Study.com proposed bringing it to her city.

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Each week NBC Bay Area's Garvin Thomas profiles the people, the groups, and the companies making the Bay Area, and the world, a better place to live. Bay Area Proud stories are success stories; inspiring profiles of those making a positive change in our communities. Do you know someone who we should profile? Contact garvin.thomas@nbcuni.com
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The North Bay Spirit award was developed in partnership with The Press Democrat and Comcast NBCU to celebrate people who make a difference in our communities. In addition to highlighting remarkable individuals, the North Bay Spirit program aims to encourage volunteerism, raise visibility of nonprofits and create a spirit of giving. Click here for stories and videos about the recipients.