Project Profile

Collaborative Research: Creating a STEM Pipeline for Low Income and Immigrant Youth (STUDIO: Build Our World)

Description

This strategies project focuses on a community-based model for providing middle and high school students who live in low-income public housing in the High Point neighborhood in Seattle, WA with opportunities to learn about STEM higher education and STEM careers and to develop interests, identities, and skills to pursue workforce opportunities in STEM. The University of Washington (UW) 3DL Partnership, a collaboration between UW College of Education and School of Social Work, together with UW Undergraduate Academic Affairs' Dream Project (which focuses on mentoring for college readiness and post-secondary success) will partner with Neighborhood House (NH).  NH is a comprehensive community-based organization (CBO) that has been serving Seattle and King County’s low-income, immigrant and refugee communities since 1906.

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PROJECT DETAILS

Award Number
1310817, 1311253
Project Duration
2014 - 2017
Category
Strategies
Organization(s)
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Neighborhood House, Incorporated, Seattle, WA
Project Work State
WA
Target Gradespan(s)
Middle school (6-8)
High school (9-12)
Post-secondary
Project Setting(s)
Informal Education
Geographic Location(s)
Urban
Project Status
Expired
Additional Disciplines
Engineering - design
Additional Target Participants
Educators
Parents/Families
Students
Boys
Girls
Students eligible for Free/reduced price lunch
American Indian or Alaskan Native
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander