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Act Six Graduate April Reyes Highlighted in ResoLute Magazine

2021 Pacific Lutheran University graduate and Act Six Scholar, April Reyes was highlighted in the PLU quarterly magazine, ResoLute. The article, “No Mud, No Lotus” explores April’s tattoos and her story from a traumatic past to Act Six and PLU to currently pursuing her Masters…
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Tono Sablan, Act Six Graduate Wins Franklin-Pierce School Board Race

Tono, Act Six graduate from Pacific Lutheran University and Franklin Pierce High School graduate, recently won election to the Franklin-Pierce School District Position 5 in Washington. A passionate community advocate, Tono earned his Master of Public Administration from the Evergreen State College. Following graduation, he…
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Ricki’s Story

Ever since he can remember, Ricki Ruiz has loved soccer. Growing up in Gresham, Oregon, Ricki and his friends didn’t have access to public soccer fields, but that didn’t stop them from playing where ever they could. Sometimes even playing in parking lots or sneaking…
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City of Sumner Mayor, Bill Pugh reflects on Seed Interns

Eva Vasmanova, public works/GIS intern and Onja Rabenarivo, engineering/public works intern worked with the city of Sumner throughout the summer while participating in the Seed Internship program. Mayor Bill Pugh reflected on recruiting the next generation of leaders in a recent letter to constituents. He…
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Act Six Celebrates 87 New Graduates

Tacoma, Wash. – August 9, 2021 –This past school year, with our largest graduating class, 87 Act Six scholars from underrepresented communities throughout Washington, Oregon, Illinois, Indiana, and Minnesota graduated from college, bringing the count of program graduates to 540. These scholars, hailing from Tacoma,…
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