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Part-Time Student, Full-Time Homeless

The backpack Michael carries to campus is full of books and notebooks, things college students usually carry. It also often contains toothpaste and toothbrush, deodorant, soap, extra clothes — things most students would leave at home. But this 19-year-old doesn’t … Continue reading

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“I would have never been able to come this far.”

“It was summer of 2016 and I had been unemployed for a few months with the hope of getting into college. It had been a dream of mine ever since I graduated from high school several years ago. However, I … Continue reading

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“Asmaa has strengthened my determination”

“Growing up in a Mandinka society, my parents were always motivating me just to make sure I pursue a better education, not just getting a master’s degree but also a PhD. My parents never got the opportunity to sit in … Continue reading

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“She is the most wonderful and powerful person I could have in my journey.”

“When I was little, my grandmother told me that ‘after the storm, comes peace,’ and I agree with her because no matter the difficulties I have encountered in my life, I have achieved many of my dreams. Everything was new … Continue reading

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“I am utmost grateful for the love and genuine kindness”

“Seattle Access Education has been a blessing to me in ways I cannot describe. It is amazing how we meet people on our life’s journey who know nothing about us or where we come from or care about how we … Continue reading

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Meet Karla

“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

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Dear Students and Community Members,

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

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