Monthly Archives: March 2014

Join Us to Discuss the Future of the Equity Network!

As a passionate advocate for equity, you’re invited to an important two-part conversation:

Defining the future of the
April 7th and May 1st
Hosted by the Puget Sound Regional Equity Network

Do we agree on the vision & mission for the Equity Network?

What do we want to achieve in the short and longer term?
What kind of strategies will it take to achieve those goals?
What role should the Equity Network play?
What opportunities should the Equity Network pursue?
Who else needs to be part of the Equity Network?
What structure & resources are needed to achieve collective impact?

We invite you to attend and share your perspective.

Monday, April 7, 2014
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
New Holly Gathering Hall
7054 32nd Ave South, Seattle, WA 98118
Thursday, May 1, 2014
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location To Be Announced

Please RSVP now to ensure your place for April 7!

Coffee and lunch will be provided.
The New Holly Gathering Hall has ample parking and is accessible by public transit.
To save your place and/or ask any questions about this event, please contact Wendy Watanabe, or McCaela Daffern of Impact Capital, (206)658-2604 or



2014 Equity Grants

Thirteen community-based organizations received grants through an additional funding round of the Equity Grant Program, made possible by an extension of the HUD regional planning grant that has supported the Growing Transit Communities Partnership.  This was a one-time funding opportunity focusing on providing some resources to community-based organizations to identify next steps to advance community priorities.

  • Capitol Hill Champion
  • Eastside Community Network
  • El Centro de la Raza
  • Eritrean Association Community Center
  • Global to Local
  • Got Green
  • HomeSight, on behalf of Vietnamese Friendship Association, East African Community Services, Somali Community Services of Seattle
  • OneAmerica
  • Para los Ninos
  • Rainier Beach Community Empowerment Coalition/ Rainier Beach Moving Forward
  • Solutions for Humanity, Community, and Environment
  • Tacoma Equity Partners (c/o Tacoma Urban League)