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Even from stateís best high schools, Latinos mostly go to community college
New statistics show the Latino Achievement gap isnít just a product of poor neighborhoods and low performing schools - itís also found in public schools with the best reputations.
(1/06/14) read article >

The Gilbert and Jacki Cisneros Foundation receives thanks from Cal Poly Pomona University
Cal Poly Pomona University staff and students create a video thank you for The Gilbert and Jacki (CQ) Cisneros Foundation.
(3/04/14) see video here >

Lottery winners give back with Bags of Books for Kindergartners in Pico Rivera
North Ranchito Elementary School kindergarteners receive 10 books through the Bag of Books program sponsored by The Gilbert and Jacki (CQ) Cisneros Foundation at the Pico Rivera campus
(9/12/13) read article >

Education Wins
Jacki and Gilbert Cisneros pledge $250,000 to The Academy
(08/05/13) read article >

Cisneros Foundation Awards Grant to Whittier College
Whittier College has received a $30,000 grant from The Gilbert and Jacki Cisneros Foundation to establish the Cisneros Mentor Program at El Rancho High School in Pico Rivera, CA.
(07/01/13) read article >

Lottery Winners Share Wealth to Help Orange County Students
Lottery winners Jacki and Gilbert Cisneros today announced a $50,000 donation through their foundation to help improve math education for 700 Buena Park students.
(03/26/13) read article >

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund Inducts Six Into Alumni Hall of Fame
Gilbert and Jacki Cisneros recognized as 2012 HSF Alumni Hall of Fame inductees.
(10/19/12) read article >

Pico Rivera Lottery Winners Giving Back to Community
Cisneros Family Endowment to Provide Congressional Internships for Latino Students.
(9/7/12) read article >

The Gilbert and Jacki Cisneros Foundation Gives Largest Individual Donation in CHCIís History
Cisneros Family Endowment to Provide Congressional Internships for Latino Students.
(10/20/2011) read article >

The Gilbert and Jacki Cisneros Foundation pledges $700,000 to support congressional internships
A foundation created by an Orange County couple who won Californiaís Mega Millions jackpot has created an endowment to support two Latino students in a congressional internship program.
(10/20/2011-Orange County Register) read article >

Lottery winners give $1.25 million to help Pico Rivera students attend college. A former Pico Rivera couple who won the lottery donated $1.25 million toward an education campaign that will create 50 scholarships at El Rancho High School and result in more college graduates in the city.
(05/17/2011-Whittier Daily News) read article >

Mega Million Lottery Winner and George Washington Alum Gilbert Cisneros Donates $1.1 Million to Alma Mater. Gift to Create Scholarship to Provide Need-based Scholarships for Minority Students and Fund the Yellow Ribbon Program to Support Veteran Education.
(01/11/2011George Washington University News) read article >

Alumna Jacki Wells Cisneros establishes $1 million endowed scholarship at USC Annenberg. When alumna†Jacki Wells Cisneros†and her husband,†Gilbert Cisneros, won the Mega Millions†lottery in 2010, they vowed to give back to their church and alma maters.
(02/01/11-USC Annenberg News) read article >

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