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.
Summertime is upon us, which means that we get to celebrate those who are graduating and moving onto new and exciting ventures. (Spoiler: We’re honoring our Fellows with a graduation dinner on July 18, details below!) While now is a great time to reflect on accomplishments, we’re still hard at work and eager to share […]
By Rainier Valley Corps When a young Gambian couple learned that they were pregnant and expecting their first child, they were elated. They met Somali Doulas and connected with their doula, Faisa Farole, a person who would help them from their second trimester of pregnancy to their child’s first birthday. Unfortunately, things did not always […]