Live the Dream 2013 Recap

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This year’s Live the Dream scholarship event took place on Tuesday, May 14, to award $1,000 scholarships to 15 Dream Project students. The 2013 Live the Dream Recipients are: Oscar Alejandre, AAA High School Savannah Williams, ACE High School Pacharamart Khong-Kha-Ngam, Auburn High School Andry Xevandry, Chief Sealth High School Katie Bui, Cleveland High School… Read More


Celebrating Mentee Success

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By Vincent Pham. Now that our mentees have sent in their deposits to schools and know where they will be attending in the fall, the Dream Project would like to take the time to recognize the incredible accomplishment of one of our students. In this post, we would like to acknowledge the recent success of… Read More


Spring BBQ 2013 Recap

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By Katharina Grossman and Emily Tran. Katharina: I was Event Co-Lead along with Michael, but I think that title is slightly misleading in that everyone involved with planning is a lead of their own. It just so happens that the event-lead coordinates communication between committees, and oversees a lot of the on-going tasks. I don’t… Read More


Joining the Dream Project Team

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By Jessica Hunnicut, Dream Project Assistant Director of Program Operations. As a person with no prior involvement in Dream Project, on-boarding involved learning about an entirely new and unfamiliar organizational culture. Dream Project is a unique program unlike any other that I have seen during my college and professional career.  It took a couple of weeks… Read More


Dream Project awarded the Doug Mason Memorial Award

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The post below is from Emily Tran, Dream Project High School Lead Manager, about her experience at the Municipal League Civic Awards Banquet on Thursday, April 11, 2012. We were greeted with smiling faces and hands outstretched. The table linens looked crisp and the sound of chatter was merely a murmur under soft jazz. We… Read More


Shout Out to Year Up

The post below is from Marquez Taylor, Year Up alum and former Dream Project student. I want to start off by saying that everyone has their own journey; it’s up to you to go with it and embrace every moment of happiness, pain, sadness, or blankness. It will teach you more about yourself than the journey… Read More


Getting Involved: Alternative Spring Break

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Getting Involved is a new series for current Dream Project mentors who are looking for new ways to get involved with education, leadership, and mentoring during their undergrad at UW. Today, we’re featuring a post by Clare Morrison, former high school lead at Foster High School and team leader for Alternative Spring Break, Toppenish. Instead… Read More


Looking Forward: Masters in Higher Education Administration

Looking Forward is a new series where we highlight various post-grad opportunities for senior mentors in Dream Project who want to stay connected to the world of education, leadership, and mentoring. This post is from Kelly Hoeft, a former Dream Project member who went on to pursue a Master’s in Higher Education Administration. My name… Read More


Looking Forward: AmeriCorps

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Looking Forward is a new series where we highlight various post-grad opportunities for senior mentors in Dream Project who want to stay connected to the world of education, leadership, and mentoring. This post is from Jade Graddy, a current Planning Committee member and former AmeriCorps volunteer. Be a National Service Volunteer! After a few months… Read More


Looking Forward: The UW College of Education

Getting Involved is a new series for current Dream Project mentors who are looking for new ways to get involved with education, leadership, and mentoring during their undergrad at UW. Today, we’re featuring a post by Aurora Flores from the UW College of Education. So you’re wondering if education is the right path for you…. Read More