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Seeking Guest Speakers for Summer 2024

Enjoy working with college students? Have expertise to share? We are looking for guest speakers for our summer 2024 programming. You will have the extraordinary opportunity to meet and share knowledge with our talented young leaders. Guest speakers work with one or a combination of…
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Degrees of Change 2023 Recap [Infographic]

Last year was big for Degrees of Change. From welcoming our next CEO and three new team members, to launching a new program and scaling our existing programming, we have been busy growing and thriving. Our 2023 highlights: Welcoming our next CEO Marquise Dixon. Launching…
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Thank You Tim Herron

After 21 years with Act Six and more than a decade with Degrees of Change, founder Tim Herron will be formally stepping away from Degrees of Change in February. His last day will be at the in-person Seed Internships Interview event on February 17. Tim…
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Seed Teachers 2023-24 Application Is Open

The 2023-2024 application for our Seed Teachers program is officially open! Seed Teachers, a new program by Degrees of Change, Tacoma Public Schools, Franklin Pierce School District, and Pacific Lutheran University, offers diverse Pierce County students a cohort-based, debt-free path to their college degree and…
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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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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,…