Back2School Bash 2024

Its that time of the year again, the Rainier Beach Back2School Bash is back for its 21st year. The Back2School Bash has historically been a day of celebration and gathering for neighborhood families, full of music, laughter, and giving. 

Rainier Beach Farmstand 2024

The RBAC farmstand is back for the summer season! We’re here at our newly renovated Food Hub location from June to October giving the community fresh local produce!

Join the RBAC Council

Are you interested in advancing the Transportation, Land Use, Environmental, Food Justice, Park/Gardens/Farms, Education, Academics, Advocacy, Community Safety, and the Arts in the interest of the Rainier Beach neighborhood? 

Black Homeowners Initative

Creating change and opportunity for new Black Homeowners in South Seattle, South King and North Pierce Counties.

Recreating Henderson Street Report

In this report you will find a description of Timelines, Tasks and Deliverables, a roster of people involved, street outreach
findings obtained through three levels of surveys and direct public interaction, meeting notes from sessions with municipal
based (SDOT, Metro, Sound Transit) and recommendations for the Rainier Beach Recreating Henderson Street Corridor
Project Implementation Team.

Youth & Neighborhood Engagement

To enhance community safety in the Rainier Beach neighborhood through youth and neighborhood engagement – an evidence based crime prevention methodology that addresses specific street segments where incidents that contribute to youth crime are high.

Photo of our Activation Table setup to provide resources to the community

Photo of rasberries during one of our Saturday Farm Stand sessions where we give fresh produce to Rainier Beach residents in the Summer

Photo of the Food Policy Council Circle providing local farmers a platform to discuss issues in our current food system, and provide resources to help support their work

Photo of RBAC Staff and volunteers during our 2023 Earth Day Service Event

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CPR Awareness Month

June is CPR Awareness Month! Over the past year working at RBAC, I have realized the critical importance of CPR certification for...

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2024 Farmstand Promotion

Hello! I’m Elizabeth Hengwa, a farm fellow here at RBAC. As a first job, I’m very honored that I got to work here. Thank you to all my...

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Luncheon Recap

We are thrilled to announce that our 2nd Annual Fundraising Event was a tremendous success! On Saturday, June 1, Rainier Beach Action...

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Rainier Beach Action Coalition (RBAC)

is a grassroot, Black-led organization devoted to locally driven development. For over ten years, it has promoted quality education, living wage jobs, affordable transportation and housing, and building community capacity in Seattle’s Rainier Beach neighborhood.

Our Mission:

  • Implement the Rainier Beach Neighborhood Plan (1997, 2014) and build a connected, sustainable and equitable community within the Rainier Beach neighborhood.
  • Promote the “made in Rainier Beach”, quality education, living wage jobs, affordable transportation and housing for all.
  • Promote a safe place where people thrive, a neighborhood the world calls home.
  • Build neighborhood capacity to enhance quality of life in Rainier Beach as well as to address critical issues threatening the welfare of Rainier Beach resident.

RBAC is recruiting for our new Executive and Advisory Councils!

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