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How I Found Belonging as A Hmong Woman in Thailand

by Tia Moua During my junior year of college, I decided to study abroad in Thailand because I wanted to connect more deeply with my Hmong roots. My parents are refugees from Laos and lived in Thai refugee camps, so I’ve always felt a sense…
| Press Release

Degrees of Change Names Marquise Dixon As CEO

TACOMA, Washington – May 9, 2023 – We are excited to announce that the Degrees of Change board of directors has appointed Marquise Dixon as its next chief executive officer. Founder and current CEO Tim Herron will transition to a new role as chief innovation…
| Blog

5 Reasons Why Community Partners Are Key for Nonprofits

Communities today face many complex challenges, and we need many minds to find solutions. At Degrees of Change, community partnerships are the backbone of how we move forward our mission to prepare diverse young leaders for college and career success. We believe we can only…
| News

Seed Internships 2023 Employer Partners

Seed Internships is thriving! This summer, students will become part of our largest cohort yet with up to 75 interns with Puget Sound roots. The cohort will participate in 10-week internships with 21 different employer partners across Tacoma-Seattle, and weekly professional development workshops by Seed…
| Blog

Our Favorite Women in History

This Women’s History Month, women-identified staff at Degrees of Change are thrilled to share a roundup of the women who inspire us most. Some are from times past, some are still with us, but all have made a profound impact on the U.S. and world.…
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