By Rainier Valley Corps Did you know that people of color (POCs) are severely underrepresented in the environmental justice movement? Yet, they are the most affected by environmental challenges. In fact, across the country, race is the biggest predictor of who lives near contaminated water, air, or soil. It’s a vicious cycle rooted in racism […]
By Rainier Valley Corps RVC recently added on new Operations Support Partners! RVC’s Operations Support Program provides capacity-building and back-office support for smaller, community-based organizations so that they can focus more of their resources on their mission. This program helps our partners to grow, save time, as well as run more efficiently and effectively. Read […]
By Rainier Valley Corps On Thursday, July 18, we celebrated the graduation of our 2017-2019 Community Impact Fellows with “The Brightest Stars,” a community celebration and dinner at New Holly Gathering Hall in Seattle. During the event, we heard from representatives from our partner community-based organizations (CBO) about the impact the Fellows made at their […]
We’re in the thick of summer and in the midst of celebrating recent graduates, award winners, upcoming opportunities, and kicking off summer programs! This month, RVC is excited to welcome two additional staff members! Read on to find out what else RVC has been up to, and make sure to check out the great work […]
Founded in 2017, Somos Seattle, an Operations Support Partner of Rainier Valley Corps (RVC), is an organization that lifts up and celebrates LGBTQ+ Latinx folks. Somos’ mission is to build and sustain an active and engaged community, one that provides a framework to share resources and to create spaces to learn, grow, and thrive.