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May 2, 2018

News Roundup: Students and Social Action

News Roundup by Pett Khongkhangam and Aric Rininger     Given the current political climate, there is no end of important conversations and happenings that affect all of Dream Project (mentees, mentors and alumni). Here’s a small sample of events from the greater Seattle area that affect the quality of both life and education for…

January 23, 2018

Join the Dream Project LinkedIn Page!

By Shukri Salad   The Dream Project LinkedIn group is a place for mentors, mentees & alumni to professionally connect. The page will post content on Dream Project news, campus opportunities, and information on college access and racial equity. We encourage you to take advantage of the opportunity to connect with others in the Dream…

News Roundup: Lessons we can learn

By Fa’aumu Elsea and Geetika Mukkamala   Talofa, and welcome back to Dream Project. It is 2018, but we are not going to flashback to some really old news articles from last year (no thank you). Instead, we looked ahead to help you learn how Dream Project is part of a bigger world of education…

October 22, 2017

News Roundup: Welcome back!

By Fa’aumu Elsea and Geetika Mukkamala, Public Relations Leads Tālofa, and welcome back to Dream Project. As we ramp up our work this year, we think it is helpful to look back and reflect on some of the major things that happened over the summer. Take some time to learn how the following news items shape…

May 8, 2017

Meet the New HSL Managers

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:…

January 24, 2017

Catching up with Dream Project Alum

By Amber Valenzuela   I served as a Dream Project mentor during Fall 2013 through Fall 2015. I also participated in the Disability Seminar in which I learned a lot about creating a safe space, disclosure conversations, different terminology, etc. The reason I first joined Dream Project was that I was involved with the program…

Leadership Corner: What’s in Store for Steering this Year?

Jordan Tuia

By Jordan Tuia, Public Health Senior I have been the manager of Steering since Spring 2016. The Steering body exists to work through both the core and peripheral functions of the Dream Project program; it essentially steers the organization as a whole to ensure we are fulfilling our aim of supporting students in every facet…

Q&A with Colton Selin

By Colton Selin and Anh Huynh Currently a third-year undergraduate majoring in economics with a minor in entrepreneurship, Colton Selin serves as one of the High School Leads (HSL) at Auburn High School and as a co-lead for Dream Project’s Advancement team. Selin started out as a mentor for Health Sciences and Human Services High…

Dream Project Goes Deeper with Professional Development for Leaders

Scott Winn -- one of the facilitators for Dream Project’s upcoming Racial Equity Workshop in February

By Dream Project staff In line with the University of Washington’s Race & Equity Initiative and as part of an ongoing effort to become a more actively anti-racist and social justice-oriented program, Dream Project staff has been working to coordinate workshops and trainings aimed to help leaders develop an informed lens for racial equity and…

Save the Date: Spring BBQ

Spring BBQ1

By Allyson Ahern Spring BBQ is our biggest event of the year and one that the entire program looks forward to. During this event, high school juniors from all of our partner schools take a field trip to visit the UW Seattle campus where we provide tours, lunch, and interesting lectures from UW faculty members….

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