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Degrees of Change: Community Voices – Spring Fundraiser

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This year, our goal is to raise $100,000 to invest in the voices that make our communities thrive. Through the month of April, you can find stories of our scholars, program graduates, and community partners. Then on Thursday May 6, 2021 at 4 pm PST, join us to hear program and organizational updates, more stories, > Continue Reading


Elevate Emerging Leaders: Today’s Challenges Need Local, Diverse Talent

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Live Stream Fundraiser & Celebration Thursday, May 21, 4:00 – 5:00 PM  In light of COVID-19 pandemic, Degrees of Change third annual fundraising event is going virtual. Please join us to Elevate Emerging Leaders through Degree of Change powerful programs that support diverse students from Tacoma-Pierce County to transition to and graduate from college, while honing their > Continue Reading


Hiring Locally Strengthens Local Organizations

Filed Under: Strengthening Pierce County,Vibrant Community - Posted @ 9:15pm

  As a high school math teacher in Tacoma, Tim Herron developed the Act Six initiative in 2002 to help his students succeed in college and return to lead in their community. Today, as the President of Tacoma-based nonprofit Degrees of Change—which now operates the Act Six initiative—he continues to build on that effort by hiring > Continue Reading