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We prepare diverse, homegrown leaders to succeed in college and career in order to build more vibrant and equitable communities.
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60 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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Introducing Our 2024 Employer Partners

We are very pleased to announce this year’s employer partners for our Seed Internships program! Alongside weekly professional development provided by Degrees of Change, Seed interns gain on-the-job experience at 10+ week internships with top,…

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


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


Our programs support students from 7 communities across 5 states at 24 private and public, 4- and 2-year colleges.
*Important Act Six Update*Read the Press Release