Success stories: pushing past problems on road to college
On Tuesday evening, come hear the stories of how local students and recent graduates overcame big challenges to pursue a college education. The Seattle event is sponsored by Seattle Times Education Lab and the Road Map Project.
Prison. Poor health. Discouragement.
At a free storytelling event this week, local college students and recent graduates will talk about the obstacles they overcame in pursuit of a college education. They will also answer questions.
When: Tuesday evening. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with storytelling at 6 p.m.
Where: Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, 104 17th Ave. S., Seattle
Organizers: Seattle Times Education Lab and the Road Map Project
Admission: Free, but you must register first at http://bit.ly/1j7F1G2
Read excerpts of their stories: B2