A letter from Rainier Valley Corps’ executive director Dear RVC Family, I am writing to let you know that by December 2019, I will be stepping down in my role as Executive Director of Rainier Valley Corps. Thanks to you, RVC is stronger than ever, with an incredible team, amazing board, growing programs, and wider impact. […]
A lesson on why it’s important, now more than ever, for communities of color to stay united By Mohamed Shidane, RVC Community Impact Fellow Hi, my name is Mohamed Shidane. I’m a person of color, a Muslim, and a refugee. I am also a Community Impact Fellow at Rainier Valley Corps and through that, I […]
Spring is in the air and summer is just around the corner, which means that not only is the temperature rising, but so are the opportunities and events to take part in to engage with the wonderful communities that we work with! In this month’s newsletter, we highlight a couple of successful fundraising efforts, including […]
By Uma Rao, RVC’s Former Capacity Building Coach Readers, I offer this to you right away: This post might raise more questions than offer solutions. Hang in there, and stay with me because the questions are juicy! It all began a few months ago, I wrote a blog post asking the nonprofit sector if we […]
Mohamed Shidane is a Rainier Valley Corps (RVC) Community Impact Fellow who was placed at the Somali Health Board (SHB), and who continually makes a great impact to his organization and within the Somali community. SHB is an organization that focuses on helping Somali immigrant and refugees by eliminating and reducing health disparities. It was founded in 2012 by a group of Somali health professionals.