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Seattle Education Access provides higher education advocacy and opportunity to young people struggling to overcome poverty and adversity throughout King County.
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“When I was 11, my family moved to Auburn, Washington from Los Angeles because I was growing up in a neighborhood where we heard gun shots right across the street. After we moved, my parents worked hard, but were never … Continue reading
Dear Students and Community Members, The past several weeks have been very difficult. The Seattle Education Access staff and board would like to express our love and support for our students and community members during these uncertain times. We will … Continue reading
My name is Danisha and I am a student at Central Washington University’s branch campus in Des Moines. Next August, I will graduate with a BS in Social Services. My goal is to become a counselor for at-risk youth. In … Continue reading
In 2008, Javoen arrived at Seattle Education Access and told the staff he wanted to earn a PhD. In fall 2016, Javoen started a PhD program at Howard University in Washington, DC and has received a Fulbright grant. As an African … Continue reading
“Despite the many, serious difficulties many young people face that prompt them to leave school — homelessness, poverty, a parent’s illness, addiction, imprisonment or death — many find ways to come back.” Read more here: http://blogs.seattletimes.com/educationlab/2014/06/26/dont-call-them-dropouts-a-report-on-the-nations-nongraduates/