Register now for the 4th Annual Promise Celebration!

This year’s 2014 Promise Summer Celebration will take place on Friday, August 22nd, from 4-6:30 in Greenbridge Plaza (9800 8th Ave SW, Seattle 98106).  There will be: Free food (choose from Mexican, Vietnamese or Somali) Back-to-school giveaways Family-friendly entertainment Educational activities for everyone. You can register now at http://tinyurl.com/WCSummerCelebration2014 or go to the KCHA offices […]

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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: http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2014/04/30/announcing-selection-immigrant-integration-networks

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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 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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