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70 Students Selected for Seed Internships 2024 Cohort

Our Seed Internships program continues to thrive. After receiving 900 applicants earlier this year, we have selected 70 Seed interns for this year’s summer cohort. These exceptional students, representing multiple U.S. colleges, have been matched…

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61 Student Leaders Earn the Final Act Six Scholarships

We are thrilled to announce that 60 emerging young leaders from Tacoma-Seattle, Portland-Salem, Yakima Valley, and Minneapolis-St. Paul have earned the final Act Six scholarships to Augsburg University, Bethel University, Concordia College, George Fox University,…

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After 22 Years, Act Six Announces Final Class

TACOMA, Wash. (May 1, 2024) – Degrees of Change recently learned that many of our college partners have made the difficult decision to withdraw from the Act Six program. While every college’s situation is unique,…

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Investing in
Tomorrow's Leaders

At Degrees of Change we are growing scholars and leaders. As a result, new generations of talented and connected, homegrown, college graduates are transforming their home communities and beyond.
Our Programs
Our Impact

We Get Results

EDUCATIONAL EQUITY

Our scholars defy the status quo, graduating college at double the rate for students from similar demographics.

BRILLIANT LEADERSHIP

Diverse, homegrown leaders build more equitable systems on campus, at home and beyond.

NATIONAL REACH

Our programs support students from 7 communities across 5 states at 24 private and public, 4- and 2-year colleges.
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