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Announcing SEA’s new Executive Director, Laura DiZazzo!

After a thoughtful search, we are incredibly excited to announce that Laura DiZazzo has accepted the Executive Director position at Seattle Education Access to begin on July 8, 2019. Laura has been an ardent supporter of SEA since 2008. In … Continue reading

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“I had the chance to re-connect to my Samoan roots through UW Tacoma.”

My name is Joseph. I am a junior at the University ofWashington Tacoma pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Systems. The academics aren’t easy, but the biggest roadblock I’ve encountered in college is money. I’m lucky to … Continue reading

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“SEA was the window of opportunity and hope I needed.”

Family is everything to me. With all of the ups and downs I have experienced in my life, I consider myself lucky because I know my family is always with me. My life plans have been accomplished because of the … Continue reading

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Diamonique’s Big and Bold Dreams

I got pregnant when I was in my sophomore year of high school and never went back for my junior year. When I had my daughter in September of 2009, I did not have any support in figuring out how to navigate an … Continue reading

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“I will one day see my name on the silver screen.”

My name is Jojo Ardon. My pronouns are they/them, I am 18 years old, and I live in Federal Way, Washington. I live with my mother, father, and younger brother; who is 7 years old. I love him with my … Continue reading

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“I am very passionate, and never give up. No matter what!”

My name is Anitta Mejia and I am a full-time student at South Seattle College working to get my AAS degree in Culinary. I also work full-time at a seafood restaurant and own my own catering business. I am a … Continue reading

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“They were like a second family to my daughter and me.”

Ursula (right) and her daughter, Alyson (left) are both SEA students. Throughout my educational career I have overcome many personal challenges to get to where I am now. Growing up in Peru, I was raised with the understanding that my … Continue reading

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