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Admissions Workshop Weekend - A Success For All

Hundreds of high school students came to UW to work on college applications. Read more about it.

Dream Project Receives $50,000 From Safeco/Liberty Mutual

Read about the latest grant awarded to the program.

Providing Support for Highline School District Summer Camps

Two CCRAs supported schools in programs over the summer. Read more about their experiences.


  • Providing Support for Highline School District Summer Camps

    December 30, 2015

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    As the Dream Project’s College and Career Readiness Assistants (CCRA) program continues to grow and to help support various aspects of middle and high school student trajectories, we have been asked to work more deeply with our school partners both during and outside of the school year. Over the summer, Highline School District expanded its…


  • Dream Project Receives $50,000 From Safeco/Liberty Mutual

    December 30, 2015

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    By Jenee Myers Twitchell, Director   Few undergraduates can say that they spent the end of their school year and beginning of their summer break writing grants to fund the program for which they volunteer. Fewer still can say that they have written, from start to finish, four grants and have, in fact, been awarded…


  • Mentors “Teach” Gates Foundation US Postsecondary Team Members

    December 30, 2015

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    By Karl Gapuz, Community Partnerships Co-Lead On July 14, eight Dream Project mentors, leaders and former mentees presented to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s Postsecondary Success team, leading a part of their strategic leadership retreat. The presentation, which occurred at the Gates Foundation headquarters in downtown Seattle, included over 50 program officers and administrators…


  • Admissions Workshop Weekend - A Success For All

    December 30, 2015

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    Admissions Workshop Weekend, Dream Project’s largest work session event, was a huge success for both mentees and mentors! The two-day event, held on November 14 and 15, saw more than 700 mentees who worked on personal statements, applications and scholarships with the support of Dream Project mentors, and writing tutors. The resource fair, with over…


  • Meet Our 2015-2016 AmeriCorps Duo: Nadine and MaryMargaret

    December 30, 2015

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    Nadine Mortell spent 8 quarters in the Dream Project.  During her time, Nadine served as a mentor and High School Lead at Kent-Meridian High School and on the Steering Committee as the Leadership Development Portfolio.  She graduated June 2015 with a double major in Sociology and Communication. Nadine also spent time during her undergraduate career…