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Leaders Reflect on Racial Equity Training

Dream Project collaborated with other programs to offer a full-day professional development workshop on February 25th, 2017 in the Intellectual House. Read what several of our leaders have to say about the racial equity training.

Winter/Spring Events Prove Successful!

Dream Project mentors and alumni enjoyed a fun night of games, a photo booth and lots of dancing! Mentors and mentees had another great year at Spring BBQ! Read both recaps here.

Dream Project Scholarship Sees Changes

In an effort to make Dream Project’s annual scholarship awards more impactful for students, Dream Project has recently made some important changes to the scholarship selection process. Learn more about those changes here.

Three Leaders Named Husky 100 Recipients

We are proud to announce Dream Project leaders Katie Bui, Julie Van and Meili Powell were among the 100 students honored. Read more about these three amazing leaders.

  • Dream Project Gets a New Mission Statement

    May 9, 2017

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    What racial equity means

    By Bryan Elsea, Public Relations Lead Dream Project’s core programmatic values Dream Project has a new mission statement! Since its inception a decade ago, one of Dream Project’s primary goals has been to support first-generation and low-income high school students in their pursuit of equitable access to higher education in the most sustainable and culturally relevant…

  • Catching Up with a Dream Project Alum

    May 9, 2017

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    Rob Thompson

    By Rob Thompson I was mostly involved in Dream Project (DP) from Winter 2007 through some time in 2010 or 2011. I joined when the class was only a year old. The founding members were all still undergraduates back then, including Alula [Asfaw] and we only had about 30 people in the class. After a…

  • Meet the New HSL Managers

    May 8, 2017

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    By HSL Managers For Dream Project, spring quarter marks the beginning of a new cohort of High School Leads (HSLs) and HSL Managers, the latter of which include a team of experienced leaders who support HSLs in their year-long work with mentors and mentees. This year’s HSL Managers are no strangers to Dream Project’s community:…

  • Introducing the New Public Relations Leads

    May 6, 2017

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    PR Leads

    By Bryan Elsea and Geetika Mukkamala Talofa lava (Hello), My name is Bryan Elsea (preferred pronouns: they/them), and I am currently transitioning into the Public Relations role. I wasted no time and got involved in Dream Project my first quarter at the University of Washington. I became part of the program as a mentee at…

  • Dream Project and Pipeline Project Team up for MLK Day of Service

    May 6, 2017

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    By Dream Project AmeriCorps In honor of the tradition of serving on Martin Luther King (MLK) Day, Dream Project once again joined forces with Pipeline Project last winter quarter for a day-long community service project at MLK Junior Elementary School. AmeriCorps members and volunteer tutors/mentors from both programs, along with community members and City Year…