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2014 Scholarship Writing Workshop Highlights!



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This Fall in partnership with the Portland Leadership Foundation and Warner Pacific College, the Black United Fund hosted nearly 200 students for our annual scholarship writing workshop.

Hear what our students have to say...

“This workshop taught me how to write scholarship essays and connected me with incredible mentors. I can’t thank you enough for this opportunity.”
- Olesya Tipikina, Age 17, Grade 12


“Many teens don’t have stable support systems. I want sponsors to know that this workshop encouraged us all to believe in ourselves and strive for higher education.”
- Gabriel Gutierrez, Age 17, Grade 12