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Richard Reyes

Executive Director, The PLUS ME Project

2021 HALO Award Recipient  |  2022 HALO Award Selection Committee

Richard Reyes is the founder and executive director of PLUS ME Project. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Critical Theory & Social Justice from Occidental College and his master’s degree in Educational Foundations from California State University, Los Angeles. He is a social justice advocate who believes every story matters and has shared his narrative of becoming the first in his family to earn a college degree with over 150,000 students across the country. As a storyteller, entrepreneur, and executive director, Richard finds his passion in connecting and inspiring others through narrative and supporting youth from low-income communities to build confidence as they pursue their college, career, and life goals.

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