During the Winter Meeting we reflected on the practices of land acknowledgement, heard from leadership about the future of the SVP network, and learned from two SVP Seattle Investees at the end of their capacity building relationship. Read More
Camie Goldhammer, Daybreak Star Doulas’ program manager, and her team of doulas provid postpartum care critical to indigenous women. At Daybreakstar Doulas, they take on the traditional role of a grandma or an auntie — they are bringing indigenous practices of women supporting women back to their community. Read More
Futurewise launched their Washington Can’t Wait Campaign to fight for action on climate change, environmental justice and affordable housing by passing the biggest changes to the Growth Management Act in three decades. Read More
Hear from Emiko Atherton, SVP's new executive director, share her takeaways after meeting with Partners, talking to community members, and getting to know the SVP team from her first 6 weeks. As Emiko develops the new roadmap for SVP, she invites you to join our Innovation and Incubation Campaign this fall. Read More
We're all still beaming about the SVP Fast Pitch Final Showdown held on November 10th. The 8th annual Final Showdown was overflowing with energy and inspiration as the 11 SVP Fast Pitch finalists took the stage at Kane Hall at the University of Washington, followed by a innovator showcase for community members to engage with all 21 organizations that participated in Fast Pitch this year. A big thanks to everyone who was involved to make the night such a success!
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!
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.