Category: Economic Development

Rainier Beach Economic Development Roundtable

BACKGROUND

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

VISION

MISSION

VALUES

GEOGRAPHIC AREA

ROUNDTABLE WORKING PRIORITIES FOR 2018

ALIGN DEVELOPMENT IN RAINIER BEACH WITH COMMUNITY

Create best practices to engage property owners. Develop the Roundtable as that place to engage property owners and developers.

JOBS & ECONOMIC ACCESS COORDINATION

Jobs and community Board. Especially for youth.

SMALL BUSINESS SUPPORT & ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Develop core entrepreneurship support for existing small businesses to help them succeed and stay in Rainier Beach. Create the groundwork for a culturally relevant small business accelerator initiative. Support the Sharks At The Beach event and Art Installation. Provide local investment in entrepreneurship/leadership opportunities.

 

FOUNDING MEMBERSHIP

Equity Alliance of Washington

Equity Alliance of Washington (formerly the Washington Housing Equity Alliance) develops culturally appropriate housing that includes culturally-infused services that address present needs and future goals of residents, while working toward economic development and job creation.

HomeSight

HomeSight promotes social and economic equity to preserve and enhance economically and culturally diverse communities through affordable home ownership, business development, and community advocacy.

Life Enrichment Group

Life Enrichment Group provides guidance and support to youth and families through positive channels of education, performing arts, and mentorship.

Puget Sound Sage

Puget Sound Sage is building communities where all families thrive. Using a combination of research, policy, leadership development, and civic engagement, Puget Sound Sage is creating equitable and sustainable solutions for some of the region’s most pressing problems.

Rainier Beach Action Coalition (RBAC)

RBAC is a grassroots neighborhood development action coalition devoted to implementing neighborhood responsiveness, renewal and development, focusing specifically on the implementation of the Rainier Beach Neighborhood Plan Update.

Rainier Beach: A Beautiful Safe Place for Youth

Rainier Beach: A Beautiful Safe Place for Youth is an innovative, community-led violence prevention initiative to reduce youth victimization and crime and to improve relations with youth, police and the community.

Rainier Beach Community Club

The Rainier Beach Community Club enhances and maintains the quality of life for residents of the Rainier Beach Community through social, civic, and service activities.

Rainier Beach Merchants Association

The Rainier Beach Merchants Association promotes equitable economic development in our neighborhood, advocates for and advances all business, professional, civic and cultural interests, and the quality of life in the Rainier Beach community.

Rainier Valley Community Development Fund

Rainier Valley Community Development Fund is a self-sustaining, community-controlled financial institution that preserves and strengthens cultural diversity, long-term livability, and economic opportunity for Rainier Valley residents, businesses and institutions.

SouthEast Effective Development

SouthEast Effective Development is improving the quality of life in Southeast Seattle by creating partnerships and inspiring investments in housing, arts and economic development - with a special focus on residents with fewer opportunities and resources.

Urban Impact

Urban Impact is partnering with families and communities to break the cycle of social, material, and spiritual poverty, with a vision of all families being reconciled with God, and everyone is engaged and thriving in community.

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Infographics & Meeting Minutes

 

DEVELOPMENT PROJECT MATERIALS

 

JOBS & TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

 

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES