We’re looking for the next Promise Director!

We’d like to find strong diverse candidates who can build and expand on the work of the past 5 years, with a focus on communications/marketing of WCP, accountability to results across WCP, and leveraging and braiding funding for the effort from a variety of sources. Please help us by disseminating this job posting widely to […]

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2016 Community Survey

What matters to White Center? The Community Survey is one of the ways the White Center Community Development Association collects data on the experiences of adults and youth in our neighborhood. We use this data to ensure our strategies are community-driven and accountable to White Center families. Community priorities from the 2016 Community Survey are featured in […]

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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 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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