By Vu Le, Executive Director, Rainier Valley Corps With everything that has been going on in our country lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about what
Denechia Powell, RVC Fellow, Families of Color Seattle I’ve learned a hard truth while working and volunteering at community-based organizations (CBOs) over the past decade: Community
By Kristine Maramot, Operations Support Program Manager at Rainier Valley Corps This year, Rainier Valley Corps (RVC) expanded our mission of holistic capacity-building. One way we’re
I want you to do me a favor. Take a moment — and imagine what life would look like if you refused society’s nagging practice of forcing definitions onto you. It’s hard to do, right? One of the greatest tricks societal expectations plays on us is that it “rigs” the “game” of life with false and diametrically opposing options …
As a Black woman in America who often works under conditions of oppression, I have been thinking a lot about the kinds of work spaces I would feel welcome in and benefit from because I have previously been in work spaces that were not conducive to growth and learning …
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