Dream Project

Supporting middle and high school students in the greater Puget Sound area with college access and post-secondary planning through near-peer mentorship.

Dream Project Mission Statement

Due to historical and institutional racism, the U.S. education system does not support every student equally. Students of color and students from low-income households are less likely to receive the support and resources to prepare for their futures. Neither race nor socioeconomic status should predict any outcome. Through mentorship, we support students in navigating complex systems such as the workforce, financial aid, and college admissions. Our goal is to empower students with the tools and information to make and enact a plan for their futures.

Dream Project hosts College and Career Readiness Assistant internships, utillizing work-study awards and stipends to provide paid opportunities for UW students to participate in near-peer mentorship at middle and high schools in the South Seattle and South King County region.

For students interested in a shorter term commitment, learn about being an CELE K-12 Tutor or Mentor.

Email dreamproject@uw.edu