Successful White Center Early Learning Community Event!

On October 17th, 2014, over 25 parents and caregivers of children aged 0-5 came together at Mount View Elementary to share and learn about what they can do at home to help their children be on-track for kindergarten readiness.  With interpreters in Vietnamese, Spanish, Arabic and Somali, parents attended three different workshops: Social/Emotional Learning presented by Open arms […]

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We’re on the White House Blog!

How cool is that?   The White House blog announcement of the five Networks for Integrating New Americans selections is now up.  And as you know, one of the networks is White Center Promise!  You can see the post here:

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Our Goals

White Center Promise is a long-term initiative aimed at eradicating poverty in White Center, WA through a continuum of educational results that brings about social change. Our goal is that all children in White Center will graduate from high school and earn a post-secondary credential (such as a 2 or 4 year degree or a vocational certificate) that leads to a living wage career.

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The Work

Continuum of Solutions

  • Our cradle-to-career continuum of solutions (or pipeline of services) has been developed through lengthy planning process incorporating recommendations from residents, local organizations and institutions.
  • Implementation of the continuum began in 2013 and is taking place in phases over the next 5 years.
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Collaboration starts with our three core partners that have led this effort from the beginning, ensuring that it stays true to its inclusive, community-based roots.

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