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Teens Give $6,500 to Support Survivors of Human Trafficking

Posted by Cecilia Garza

With Washington’s proximity to the Canadian border, abundance of ports and vast rural areas, trafficking is a critical topic for our region. That’s why Social Venture Kids members Rumi, Zoe, Eli, Kendall, Jackson, Liddy and Emma decided last fall to support organizations providing vital services to this marginalized population.

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$90k Invested in Collective Action to Improve Education

Posted by Zamzam Abdulgani

SVP’s Education Collective Action Team (EduCAT) invests in local, collective action initiatives addressing the disparities in our education system. Buoyed by last year’s success and the rich opportunities for growth, the EduCAT is re-investing in past investees to support continued efforts in family engagement and advocacy.

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$100k Invested in Collective Action for Transit, Equity & the Environment

Posted by Zamzam Abdulgani

Over the last year, SVP’s Environment Collective Action Team invested in advancing environmental and transit solutions that benefit all people. They focused specifically on initiatives that engage and represent the needs of low-income people and communities of color – recognizing they are often disproportionately affected by environmental degradation.

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Welcome SVP’s New Chief Executive Officer, Solynn McCurdy!

Posted by Cecilia Garza

SVP is thrilled to announce our new chief executive officer, Solynn McCurdy. Solynn is an accomplished local leader who has dedicated his career to building thriving communities. His tenure initiates an exciting next phase for SVP.

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Accelerating Engaged Philanthropy through Corporate Partnerships

Posted by Willow Russell

Last year, SVP kicked off our corporate partnership program as a way to more fully engage local businesses in our work. We recently caught up with a few of our current corporate partners and are excited to share of some of their experiences!

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Closing the Opportunity Gap Together

Posted by Cecilia Garza

As a funder, SVP has continuously examined our role in collective action. The Road Map Project has played a part in our evolution since the start. Their success in cross-sector collaboration is why we began supporting them. How they are adapting and evolving to address inequity in our region, is why we continue.

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Meet SVP’s New Team Members!

Posted by SVP Seattle

SVP is thrilled to welcome two brand new team members: Yvonne Chang and Jaimisa Gourley! Yvonne is our new office coordinator and Jaimisa is managing our Fast Pitch program. We are also excited to share that our staff writer, Cecilia Garza is stepping into a new role as SVP Seattle’s communications manager.

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