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Below are some links to news articles about Project UPLIFT! Click the titles to be directed to the Modesto Bee's website.



Seven Days Full of Ups and Downs for Modesto Area
Friday, Aug. 03, 2012
As a recap of a rollercoaster week in Modesto, Project UPLIFT and it's California College Tour was included as a high point during those seven days.


Modesto Events Highlight Cesar Chavez's Legacy
Thrusday, Mar. 29, 2012
Members of Project UPLIFT take part in an event focusing on Cesar Chavez and supporters of the United Farm Workers.

  Modesto Fashion Show Benefits Youth Program
Thrusday, Jan. 26, 2012

The Sky Trek 6 DC Air Hangar at the Modesto Airport was transformed into a high-fashion runway for the third annual Bridal Couture Magazine Unveiled Runways fashion show Thursday night.

Proceeds went to Project Uplift, a Modesto youth mentoring program.


ERVIN: Mentoring a Student Helps Everyone Involved
Thrusday, Jan. 05, 2012
John Ervin, a mentor and founder of the Project UPLIFT Mentoring Program tells how mentoring really does make a difference in the lives of youth.


Project UPLIFT Members Get More than a Photo with Cosby
Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011
After his performace in the 17th at Gallo Center for the Arts, Bill Cosby spent some time talking with the Mentors and Mentees of Project UPLIFT,

modbee logo   Modesto Mayoral Hopefuls Discuss Jobs
Friday, Sept. 23, 2011
Project UPLIFT is mentioned during one of the city's mayoral candidate forums in realtion to fixing the unemployment problem in Stanislaus County.

Bill Cosby Spends Time with the Project UPLIFT Kids
Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011
Project UPLIFT attends the performance when Bill Cosby comes to Modesto to perform at the Gallo Center for the Arts.


Young People Advocate for Farm Bill Reform...
Saturday, Sept. 03, 2011
Salazar and Vasquez praised the initiative of the young members of Project UPLIFT. "This youth enterprise, young people owning their own community. This is the future of food, now," said Salazar.


CSUS Nursing Grads Have Perfect Pass Rate
Sunday, Aug. 07, 2011
"The California State University, Stanislaus, school of nursing achieved a 100 percent pass rate for graduates who took the national nursing licensing exam for the first time..."


Modesto Project UPLIFT Banquet
Wednesday, Jul. 20, 2011
Andrew Silva - take a bow! You're on the front page.

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