Welcome to the Nonprofit, Social Justice, and Education interest community!

Members of this community are interested in careers that support, teach, advocate for diverse populations including members of underrepresented communities, young adults, and children. People who pursue careers in nonprofits, social justice, and education collaborate well with diverse groups, are adaptable, and have outstanding communication skills. Examples of career pathways include (but are not limited to): Early childhood and K-12 educator, counselor, volunteer coordinator, victim advocate, academic adviser, community organizer, and fundraising manager.

Career Conversation – One Journey in the Policy, Government, and Non-Profit Fields

Career Conversation

Who is our interviewee?

Rich Williams is an Officer for Pew’s Project on Student Borrower Success where he specializes in evidence-based research and policy development aimed at reducing the number of student loan borrowers that are delinquent or in default …

By Daniel Herb (He/Him)
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“Ask an Alum” American Ethnic Studies Major to Collegiate Prep Principal

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Tracie Sanlin graduated from University of Washington- Seattle in 2007 with a degree in American Ethnic Studies. While at UW, Tracie was a proud sister of Lambda Theta Alpha, a house band member of R.E.T.R.O. poets, played with the University …

By Izzy Wroblewski
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Northwest Conference on Teaching for Social Justice

NW conference

Interested in learning about the intersection of public education and social justice? Check out the Northwest Conference on Teaching for Social Justice in Seattle!

This conference is dedicated to sustaining and strengthening public education through social justice teaching and education …

By Caitlin Goldbaum
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On-campus opportunities in education

On campus in education

For students who are interested in education and want to get more experience with working with students in Pre-K-12 and/or in higher education, consider these amazing programs that are offered at the UW! These programs are great ways to not …

By Dawn Cheung
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“Ask an Alum” Journalism student to Non-Profit Program Manager

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Joseph C. Denton graduated from University of Washington-Seattle in 2016 with a degree in Journalism. While at UW, Joseph built his network by being involved in many different opportunities &  internships on campus. Joseph now resides in Tacoma and works …

By Izzy Wroblewski
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