New Events Coming Soon!
December 19, 2022
Join the KCDC Policy Council and the Washington Low Income Housing Alliance for a special Tenants Town Hall with impacted tenants and stakeholders to get ready for the 2023 state legislative session. Bills to address rent increases, to enforce tenant protections and budget requests to increase funding for eviction prevention will be discussed. Tenants and allies are invited.
Please register in advance of this meeting and spread the word to your network of impacted tenants and allies who want to help improve housing stability and tenant protections!
March 19, 2022
Join the Kent Community Development Collaborative as we connect with community leaders and residents to reflect on and share the results of our Health, Housing, Economic Development work and imagine a thriving Kent.
Saturday, March 19th 10 am - 12 pm
October 20, 2021
Join Partners in Change and Kent Community Development Collaborative for a Candidates forum. We will have eight questions ranging from education, small business, housing & homelessness, immigration, public health, and digital equity.
The zoom link for this event is: https://bit.ly/3DkYHCG
You can find more info on Partners in Change at: https://eec-wa.org/partners-in-change/
July 10, 2021
Join the Housing Justice Project and Kent Community Development Collaborative to discuss the end of the eviction moratorium and available rent assistance in Kent.
Saturday, July 10 1-3pm.
Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/housing-and-tenants-rights-in-kent-tickets-161159300807
April 21, 2021
Join the KCDC Health Equity Committee in our effort to advocate for better connections to culturally appropriate healthcare in Kent!
We will learn more about a tool for closed-loop referrals from UniteUs called Community Information Exchanges (CIEs), where referrals for services between healthcare providers, behavioral health services, and community organizations work closely together so that individuals have better access to the care and supports they need to improve their health.
Saturday, November 14, 2020
Join KCDC for the first in our series of Virtual Community Meetings. We will receive updates on COVID-19 as it relates to health, housing, and economic opportunity in Kent, discuss opportunities, and share resources
October 17, 2020
The Kent Community Development Collaborative Leadership Institute is a virtual workshop to build skills and relationships together as a Kent community. The institute will focus on the basics of community organizing, racial equity, and making positive changes to the city of Kent.
February 29, 2020
This event was centered on building the capacity of residents to advocate for changes they wish to see, by putting into operation the community leadership, advocacy and systemic and policy changes the community needs to co-lead and implement.
October 19, 2019
KCDC focused on identifying the health needs of our community, as well as creating hope and energy around our communities’ ability to advocate for ourselves and others.
October 5, 2019
KCDC focused on identifying ways to improve access to economic development in the Kent Community through collaboration with residents, business owners, training centers, financial and permitting institutions, and increased access to small business loans and permits for low-income and residents of color.