Get Ready for the 2014 DP Spring BBQ!

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It’s finally here!  Our wonderful mentors and volunteers have been especially busy these past couple of weeks.  Spring BBQ is this week! On Friday, May 2nd, our new cohort of mentees will be visiting us at the University of Washington Seattle campus to experience a day in the life of a college student. They will… Read More


Mentee of the Week – Brenda Nguyen, Dream Achieved!

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My name is Brenda Nguyen. I am a first generation college-bound student, raised from Vietnamese parents. My parents immigrated to the U.S., and had to adapt to the culture American culture.  I on the other hand, was lucky enough to have been born here.  Yet growing up, I faced the conflicts between cultures and the… Read More


An Experience as an AERA Undergraduate Fellow

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By Nesley Bravo, UW student It is hard for me to grasp that less than a week ago I was surrounded by colleagues with a mutual passion in education research and was “fan girling” professors who do research on questions I’ve only dreamed of. As of one in 24 American Education Research Association (AERA) Undergraduate… Read More


A Spring Preview for 2014 – New Mentees, BBQ’s, and more!

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The cherry blossoms were in full bloom last week, the songbirds are out, and University of Washington students are starting their Spring quarter classes.  Are you taking part in the Dream project this quarter?  We can already tell it’s going to be an exciting Spring quarter.  Here are a couple of things to look forward… Read More


A Year in Review, and a Year to Start New – Join the DP Movement

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It’s so much more than 2 credits.  Meeting new people.  Changing lives.  Making dreams of the future reality.  And of course, those extra 2 credits are always nice.  But the Dream Project is so much more than a college course.  It’s a community.  A team.  A family.  And in our team of mentors, mentees, and… Read More


Looking Ahead – New Initiative Within the Dream Project!

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By Elizabeth Parker and Amrita Heer Elizabeth is the Scholarship Selection Committee Lead and the College and Career Readiness Program Director. She has been in the Dream Project for 10 quarters and has mentored at Global, Foster, and Ingraham. She is a senior, double-majoring in Math and Spanish. Amrita is the Program Support Coordinator. She… Read More


Dream Project Named a Finalist in Road Map Project Awards Ceremony!

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  We are excited to announce the University of Washington Dream Project has recently been named a finalist in the inaugural Road Map Project Awards Program!  Our dedication and commitment to increase equity and eliminate opportunity gaps for students in South King County and South Seattle has been recognized for the lifelong impacts being made everyday,… Read More


MLK Day of Service

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By Elisa Tran On Monday, a group of Dream Project and Pipeline Project members spent the morning beautifying the grounds of the Richard Hugo House in the heart of Capitol Hill. The Richard Hugo House is a nonprofit organization that offers writers of various skill levels a place to improve upon their works through their… Read More


Welcome back!

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Happy Friday, everyone! Congratulations on successfully transitioning from the couch to the library, also known as Week 1 of Winter Quarter. Winter Quarter is also the time to start working on those FAFSA and scholarship applications. For a little inspiration, look out for Dream Project’s annual FAFSA video, coming out soon! For a little taste of… Read More


Reflecting on Autumn Quarter

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By Jeremy Webb and Michael Zhang, Dream Project AmeriCorps Members How is it already almost finals week? This quarter has flown by and I can’t believe everything that the Dream Team has done in 11 short weeks! As the Dream Project continues to grow and make an impact in our community, we have begun to… Read More