The 2019 NAC Capacity Building Cohort is here! Join us at NAC to learn more about an upcoming opportunity to spend nine months in community with other leaders of color, engaged in building relationships and growing your organization. Our Seattle-Based Capacity Building Cohort is collaborative, intensive, and builds on community experience. We provide individual coaching and … Continue reading Apply now for the 2019 Capacity Building Cohort
Join NAC as a Capacity Building Program Manager! As the Capacity Building Program Manager you will act as an equal partner to the existing Capacity Building Program Manager. Together you will jointly plan and execute NAC’s Organizational Capacity-Building pillar of work through a racial equity lens and in response to emergent needs expressed by organizations … Continue reading Join NAC as a Program Manager!
Written by Brianna Jones in collaboration with Cierra Sisters “How do we love our community back to health?” – Ms. Bridgette Hempstead, Cierra Sisters Founder I don’t think there is a more important question we can be asking, or a more qualified person to engage with this work. Through Cierra Sisters, Ms. Bridgette has been empowering … Continue reading Organizational Spotlight: Cierra Sisters
We are pleased to welcome Laura Ciotti as our Interim Executive Director during this time of transition at NAC. See below for a few words from her and the staff page for a full bio. I am deeply honored and humbled to introduce myself. My name is Laura Ciotti, and I will be serving as … Continue reading Announcing our Interim Executive Director
Dear Friends, Bell Hooks once said, “Beloved community is formed not by the eradication of difference but by its affirmation, by each of us claiming the identities and cultural legacies that shape who we are and how we live in the world.” I came to NAC four years ago because I wanted to help create … Continue reading Executive Director’s Special Announcement
Written in collaboration with Para Los Niños de Highline Founded by and for immigrant parents in 2003, Para Los Niños de Highline (For the Children of Highline) brings together South King County Latino families to transform our communities and schools to create academic and life success for every Latino student. At Para Los Niños (PLN), … Continue reading Organizational Spotlight: Para Los Niños de Highline
Join the NAC team as our new Deputy Director! This position will serve as a strategic leader to oversee the on-going effectiveness of the organization in achieving NAC’s mission. The Deputy Director will ensure the integrity of the organization in all aspects of its operations, supervise programs and operations staff, and lead the Thought Partnership … Continue reading NAC is hiring!
We are so excited to announce the members of our 2018 Seattle-based Capacity Building Cohort! The Capacity Building Cohort is the flagship program of NAC, offering knowledge, skills, and access to a network of inspiring peers navigating similar challenges and hopes in their work for equity and social justice in their community. Year after year, … Continue reading 2018 Cohort Organizations
Each program at the Austin Foundation has a Word of the Day or daily theme, such as “perseverance,” “balance,” or “patience.” These themes dictate the activities and exercises that youth engage in throughout the afternoon, bringing together a holistic approach to health and fitness that includes physical, emotional, mental, and social components. The Austin Foundation … Continue reading Organizational Spotlight: The Austin Foundation
NAC is excited to announce the launch of our 2018 Capacity-Building Cohort, with the generous support of the City of Seattle. Applications are due February 20th, and we will host two Information Sessions in late January at our Seattle office (details below). Our flagship cohort offers a tested, intensive 9-month capacity building experience with the … Continue reading The 2018 Cohort application is open!