Aspires West, Pasadena (AWP) is a non-profit community service organization located in Pasadena, California. In partnership with other local community-based, faith-based, and academic organizations, AWP is dedicated to providing students and parents with services and opportunities that provide the knowledge and fundamental skills required to enable students to succeed in their academic and personal lives.

"We Inspire so Others May Aspire"

Because of your extraordinary contributions to our recent 2017 Aspires Matching Fund Campaign, we were able to exceed our original goal and raised over $17,000!

Thank you so much for your amazing, incredible, and selfless generosity!!! We can now serve our children and families even better.

On behalf of the Aspires Board of Directors, Friends of Aspires, staff, volunteers, children and parents, we say: Thank God for all of you!

Jacqueline Jacobs, PhD


Aspires West Student Success Center invites new students to join us!
For information regarding enrollment, please call (626) 797-0789

Be sure to check out the Volunteer Information link on the left for an immediate opening for an Assistant Aspires Webmaster!!!