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2023-2024 Act Six 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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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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69 Students Selected for Seed Internships 2023 Cohort

Our Seed Internships program is five years old and thriving. This summer’s cohort is the largest yet with 69 interns representing 12 different colleges across Washington State. After a comprehensive interviewing earlier this year, exceptional candidates were matched with top employers in the Puget Sound…
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Meet the First Seed Teachers Cohort

After months of planning and recruiting, we are thrilled to share an official list of the very first Seed Teachers cohort. Seed Teachers works for a more equitable public education system with teachers who reflect the students they serve. Our first cohort of sixteen amazing…
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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…
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Introducing Seed Teachers

Are you a Tacoma student interested in becoming a teacher? Do you know a Tacoma student who would make a great teacher? We are thrilled to introduce Seed Teachers, an exciting new program by Degrees of Change, Tacoma Public Schools (TPS), and Pacific Lutheran University (PLU) that…