April 5, 2016

Graduating Seniors – Where are they headed?

Dream Project mortarboard

Ransom Hatch: Dream Project has given me so much, and I have loved every minute of it. I started as a mentor at Technology, Engineering & Communications (TEC) High School, and after just one quarter I quickly jumped into the High…

Leadership Spotlight: Katie Bui

Dream Project Katie Bui

I joined Dream Project because I wanted to make a difference in communities similar to the one I grew up in. Being a former mentee at Cleveland High School and growing up in South Seattle had a huge influence on…

Spotlight: 260 Lecture Lead Team

Dream Project 260

Each year our 260 lecture leads plan and facilitate weekly lectures to prepare Dream Project mentors for their weekly visits. The 260 lecture is for new mentors and focuses on topics such as mentorship, college readiness, education equity and social justice. The lecture leads attend weekly…

Financial Aid Events Wrap-Up

Dream Project Financial Aid

by Karl Gapuz, Community Partnerships Co-Lead, and Haley Strandberg, Event Coordinator Every year, we as an organization support the Road Map Project’s annual campaign of events coordinated by the Community Center for Education Results (CCER) in conjunction with several districts,…

Dream Project Attends the Education Results Network Meeting

Dream Project at the Educatoin REsults Network meeting

By Karl Gapuz, Community Partnerships Co-lead The quarterly Education Results Network (ERN) meeting was held this February, just before Valentine’s Day. ERN meetings give different players in the Road Map Project region the chance to convene and re-solidify goals as…

Meet the New High School Lead Manager Team

Dream Project High School Leads

Meet Moritz, Julie, Mauricio and Meili. As Dream Project’s High School Lead (HSL) managers, they are responsible for training and supporting HSLs so that they can successfully implement Dream Project programs in high schools. Julie is a junior majoring in…

March 30, 2016

How UW’s “push-up guy” became a Golden Graduate

Bert Pound

On April 10, we’ll honor those who graduated 50 or more years ago at our Golden Graduates Brunch. We’ll also give our inaugural Golden Graduates Distinguished Alumnus Award to Bert Pound.

January 15, 2016

Helping students apply for college at Admissions Workshop Weekend

The 2015 Admissions Workshop Weekend (AWW), Dream Project’s largest work session event of the year, was a huge success—for both mentees and mentors! AWW is held every year on the UW campus during the Autumn quarter preceding college application deadlines. High…

Year three of the CCRA program

Amrita Heer, Program Support Coordinator It’s hard to believe, but it’s the third year of the College and Career Readiness Assistant (CCRA) program, with 35 CCRAs at 33 schools (22 high schools and 11 middle schools)! CCRAs help students get ready…

Welcome Ally, our new public relations manager

This fall, we said a sad goodbye to Olivia Smith, our longtime public relations manager, and welcomed new public relations manager Allyson Ahern. The public relations manager plays an important role in Dream Project’s outreach strategy, publicizing Dream Project to high schools…

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