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Degrees Of Change


Invest in Tomorrow, Today

Scholars. Trailblazers. Leaders on campus, in the workforce, and throughout the community. By supporting Degrees of Change’s work, you invest not only in the future of individuals, but of entire communities.


  • 82% of DoC students earn a bachelor’s degree. We double the national rate for low-income students. Our innovative cohort structure and pioneering leadership training equips scholars with the support and training needed to finish their degrees.
  • 69% of DoC graduates return home. We combat neighborhood brain-drain. Your investment is paid forward by graduates who honor their roots, and come back to lead and serve in their communities as educators, organizers, business leaders, and more.
  • We support students on 23 college campuses in seven communities across five states.

Will you join us in planting the seeds for the growth our communities need and deserve? We thank you for your generosity and partnership.

Christian’s Story

Poet. Speaker. Educator. Act Six alum Christian Paige is an Emmy-nominated poet, passionate keynote speaker, and an equity consultant who ignites scholars and leaders to use their voices powerfully. He is an unapologetic truth teller who uses his artistic expression to empower individuals and communities.…

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