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April 25, 2019

Former Dream Project Leaders recognized as Husky 100

Cheers to both former UW Dream Project High School Leads, Andrea Chen and Eugene Oh for having their passion, leadership, and commitment be recognized through being selected for Husky 100.  Both were two of 100 awarded this high honor after going through a highly competitive process with +600 applications across all three UW campuses. Congratulations!…


Spring BBQ on Tuesday, May 7th

Spring BBQ is the first event the UW Dream Project holds with junior students from our partner schools. UW Dream Project hosts 400+ high school juniors from all over King County for an opportunity to tour campus, sit in on a university lecture, and gain perspective on campus student life. The intention is for high…


New School Partner: Summit Sierra High School

The UW Dream Project is welcoming a brand new partner school for our mentoring program. Beginning Spring 2019, mentors enrolled in EDUC 260, 360 & 361 began working with high school Juniors at Summit Sierra High School. Dream Project mentors are supporting school staff with college readiness curriculum. Summit Sierra is located in the Chinatown…


Dream Project Hosts 2nd Annual Alumni Mixer

UW Dream Project held their second annual Alumni Mixer at Flatstick Pub in South Lake Union on Thursday, March 28th. Alumni of the Dream Project gathered for a chance to reconnect, receive updates on programming/mentorship, and meet the current staff. The UW Dream Project is working to expand its alumni network and provide involvement opportunities….


Alumni Reflection: Mauricio Majano

A reflection by Mauricio Majano, former Dream Project student leader and now partner of the UW Dream Project It took me a whole year at UW before joining the Dream Project as a mentor.   I was lucky to grow up with college as the expectation for my sister and I as first-generation students, so…


Student Leader Reflection: Abby Eleccion

A reflection by Abby Eleccion, current Dream Project student leader I joined Dream Project as a freshman to give back to my community. An organization with a goal to create equity and social justice in the education system by being a resource in local high schools was alluring to someone with my background. I am…


October 22, 2018

Mentorship Opportunity for Dream Project Alumni

Mentorship opportunity for Dream Project Alumni By Eugene Oh Hello! I’ve had the privilege of working with a non-profit this year outside of Dream Project called the Service Board and we currently looking for mentors for the 2018-19 year! The Service Board is a non-profit organization that serves high school youth in South Seattle/South King…


October 12, 2018

Alumni Spotlight: Reflections on 4 years in Dream Project

By Alexis Garcia   By the end of my two weeks at UW I was sure I wanted to quit and go back home. Even though this school had my intended major, social welfare, and one of the best programs in the nation for it I didn’t feel like I fit in on this campus….


Preview: Admissions Workshop Weekend

By Jared Robinson   This year our annual Admissions Workshop Weekend (AWW) is taking place on Saturday, October 27th! This is significantly earlier than previous years, and we are looking for volunteers to act as writing tutors and to support our mentees on campus that day. This event places a focus on supporting our mentees…


Meet Our New Staff for 2018-2019

Meet Our New Staff for 2018-2019 By Katie Juhnke, Matt Knutson and Eric Lopez     Katie Juhnke started her role as the Curriculum Development Coordinator for the Dream Project in early September.  She is a recent graduate from the University of Washington Tacoma with a degree in Ethnic, Gender, and Labor studies.   Matt…



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