Creating a more vibrant and thriving Kent.
Kent Community Development Collaborative (KCDC) focuses on equitable community development so that everyone can participate in and benefit from decisions that shape their neighborhood and the greater community. Our main focus is on supporting communities of color, immigrants, refugees and low-income residents and developing our ability to advocate for, demand, and be a part of the change we wish to see in Kent.
Our long-term goal is to build our collective voice and organize our collective power for change. We remain culture-specific to ensure our people understand the impact of policies upon their lives and community's future. Engagement at this level leads to action for the common good while also increasing representation, equity, and social capital.
Our Partners are committed to working together as a diverse body that represents the reality of Kent.
Promoting Policy and System Change, Community Engagement, and Direct Services that develop equitable communities. Creating opportunities to raise the quality of life, enhance economic status, promote self sufficiency, and eliminate the ongoing problem of poverty.
Coalition for Refugees from Burma (CRB) promotes the self-sufficiency of all resettled refugees by helping them access services and educational opportunities, while preserving traditional customs.
Communities in Schools - Kent mission is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.
Communities of Opportunity is a network of residents, communities, decision-makers, and funders who believe every community can be a healthy, thriving community—and that equity and racial justice are both necessary and achievable.
The Community Network Council is a group of community organizations and volunteers working cooperatively to connect youth to resources that will help them become successful.
Mother Africa helps African refugee and immigrant women & their families reach their fullest potential. Their programs emerge from the needs of our community. They meet members where they are with resource referrals, direct support, space to connect with peers, opportunities to celebrate, and much more.
Somali Youth and Family Club is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing essential services to Somali and other underserved communities in King County.
Compelled to action by the convictions of our founders, St. Vincent de Paul of Seattle | King County joins the community to listen, engage, and build relationships that assist and advocate for individuals and families to meet basic needs and achieve stability and self-sufficiency.