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Worktivism: Racial Equity in Practice

The 4th annual Career Expo goes virtual and speaks to the current moment. A core component of Rainier Scholars’ mission is to create access to transformative educational and career opportunities, inspiring and empowering scholars to be leaders in their chosen career...

Baird’s Inclusion and Diversity Initiatives

Baird’s commitment to inclusion and diversity is reflected in a variety of internal and external programs that emphasize ongoing, meaningful community outreach. Some of Baird’s greatest community partnerships have come from the work of our Associate Resource...

Amazon’s Future Engineer Program

Amazon is committed to bringing more resources to children and young adults to help them build their best future. Amazon has invested more than $50 million to increase access to computer science/STEM education and has donated more than $20 million to organizations...

Who Am I? Who gets to decide? — Jamie Li, Cohort 1

By Tom Moore Jamie Li and her family emigrated to the United States from Guangdong Province in China when she was three years old. Settling into the Beacon Hill neighborhood of Seattle, Jamie and her brother were raised in what she describes as “your traditional...

Eliminating the Other — Ebony Davis, Cohort 3

By Tom Moore  Ebony Davis has always loved reading. Her love of the written word started early and continues today with her book club friends in Chicago. But it was the syllabus from her Rainier Scholars literature classes some fifteen years ago that framed much of...

College Support During COVID-19

By Derek Rogers, Director of College Counseling  Like most aspects of life during the COVID-19 pandemic, the college admission landscape has seen many changes in these last few months and its future is still unfolding. Whether it’s shifts in testing policy or...

Reflections from Rainier Scholars Leadership, Part 2

All, I’m heartbroken by recent events. Again and again. Mr. Little and I were exchanging texts about reading a historical account of the murder of teenager Emmett Till in Jet Magazine when we were 10 years old, one of our earliest memories of reading about our black...

Reflections from Rainier Scholars Leadership, Part 1

For a list of justice and community support resources, as well as anti-racism resources for parents, please click here. Dear Rainier Scholars Community, Like so many of you, I have spent this past week aching in heart and soul at the images of yet another brutal...