Stories of Refugees and Immigrants – Dubsea Coffee

“Stories of Refugees and Immigrants” serves to increase awareness of the challenges and aspirations of refugees and immigrants.  All works were created by residents of White Center, in partnership with the King County Library System, the White Center Community Development Association, and 4Culture. Gallery will be up throughout February and a reception will take place […]

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Worker’s Rights – Tales of a Young Worker

Join us for a hands-on interactive workshop by 21 Progress that uses storytelling to communicate labor laws followed by a workshop with the Wage Claim Project. Learn about labor standards in Seattle, share your experience as a worker or as someone affected by unjust work conditions. Light food will be provided. Open to family, friends, […]

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About

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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Partners

Collaboration starts with our four 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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