By Mohamed Shidane, Policy and Systems Manager at Somali Health Board, 2017-2019 RVC Community Impact Fellow As cumbersome and tiring as community work can be to those familiar with it, we see promising young leaders of color at work in it throughout the country on any given day. This is not simply because they can […]
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 […]
By Hana Gregory, RVC Community Impact Fellow Hi, my name is Hana Gregory, and I am a Korean adoptee who has grown up in Seattle. I graduated from the University of Washington with a bachelor’s in Early Childhood and Family Studies — and then I went to work in the nonprofit field because that’s where […]
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.