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Supporting Diverse Students Will Protect Our Democracy

At Degrees of Change, we say our programs support the new faces of leadership that society desperately needs. However, we understand that such language may mean different things to different people in the current political climate. So, what do we mean as an organization when…
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Seed Internships 2024 Application Is Open

The application for our Seed Internships 2024 summer program is officially open! Seed Internships invests in the vibrant future of the Puget Sound by identifying exceptional college students from diverse backgrounds, and matching them with top, local employers. Undergraduate students attending school in the Puget…
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My Legacy of Hispanic Heritage and Leadership

by Cher Abigail Aguilar Henriquez As Hispanic Heritage Month unfolds, I find myself deeply reflecting on my journey. My name is Cher Abigail Aguilar Henriquez, and I am an Act Six Scholar at Saint Martin’s University. However, at my core, I am a sister, a…
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Act Six 2023-24 Application Is Open

The 2023-2024 application for our Act Six program is officially open! Act Six provides full-tuition, full-need scholarships and leadership training for urban and community leaders who want to use their college education to make a difference on campus and in their home communities. Since 2002,…
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Seed Internships Was There for Me

by Liza Vykhovanets Life is a giant maze filled with many doors. These doors are always there, waiting for you to find them. Sometimes, you might not know what’s on the other side and you’re not sure whether to go through. But when you do,…
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Act Six Celebrates 91 New College Graduates

This past school year, 91 Act Six scholars from underrepresented communities in Washington, Oregon, Illinois, Indiana, and Minnesota graduated from college. The scholars earned degrees from Augsburg University, Bethany Lutheran College, Bethel University, Concordia College, Corban University, George Fox University, Gonzaga University, Heritage University, North…
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