Academic Year Programs
FACES Academic Year programs prepare diverse youth from disadvantaged communities for entry into college and the health professions through an array of comprehensive services that support the whole child.
FACES Summer Programs offer short-term, high impact summer educational experiences for youth who desire exposure to the practice of healthcare.
Lupita Medrano is a FACES Oakland alumnus, Class of 2011. Lupita was born and raised in Oakland, California. She graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz in 2015, obtaining a Bachelor of Arts degree in Feminist Studies with a Concentration in Science, Technology and Medicine. Lupita is currently enrolled in a formal pre-health post… [Read More]
Vanessa Nutters is a Class of 2010 alumna of the original FACES Oakland program. Raised in East Oakland, California, Vanessa attended Oakland Tech as a high school student and joined the Health Academy to pursue opportunities in health and medicine as a young woman of color. Vanessa went on to be the first person in… [Read More]