Dream Project

May 2, 2018

News Roundup: Students and Social Action

News Roundup

by Pett Khongkhangam and Aric Rininger

 

Rainier Beach High in Seattle awarded $10,000 theater grant

Dream Project partner school Rainier Beach High School receives theater grant.

 

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 our mentees and mentors. Unsurprisingly, there are examples of our mentees directly engaging in social action and building stronger communities.

 

Seattle would spend $636 million over 7 years under education-levy plan

(https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/politics/seattle-would-spend-636-million-over-7-years-under-school-levy-plan/)

 

Rainier Beach High in Seattle awarded $10,000 theater grant (http://www.king5.com/article/news/education/rainier-beach-high-in-seattle-awarded-10000-theater-grant/281-525966563)

 

Local students to join in ‘National School Walkout’ against gun violence

(https://www.kiro7.com/news/local/students-organize-we-wont-be-next-seattle-rally-focused-on-shootings-outside-of-schools/734170146)

 

New minor recognizes, celebrates Pacific Islander community

(http://www.washington.edu/news/2018/03/15/new-minor-recognizes-celebrates-pacific-islander-community/)

 

Tri-campus survey aims to identify student struggles with housing, food costs

(http://www.washington.edu/news/2018/03/01/tri-campus-survey-aims-to-identify-student-struggles-with-housing-food-costs/)

 

Report: Washington high-school requirements not enough for college admissions

(https://www.seattletimes.com/education-lab/report-washington-high-school-requirements-not-enough-for-college-admissions/)