Join the Communities of Opportunity Governance Group!

**Notice 9/5/18: Thank you to everyone who applied for the Governance Group / Advisory Board position. We are extending the deadline to September 28th, 2018, and will consider all applications at that time.

The Communities of Opportunity initiative is governed by a collaborative partnership of community leaders, government entities and philanthropic organizations that act as the Advisory Board for COO Best Starts for Kids levy proceeds. There is currently one position open for a qualified representative from a COO Geographic or Cultural Community partnership to join, as well as one potential opening for a general membership or Community Member position.

As a geographic or cultural community partnership representative, interested applicants must:

  • Be a designee of a place-based or cultural community partnership that has been awarded COO funding; and
  • Represent Seatac/Tukwila, Rainier Valley, White Center, Kent Community Development Collaborative, the Seattle Central Area (Replanting Roots, Rebuilding Community), Snoqualmie Valley Supportive Community for All partnership, Vashon Latinx community, Transgender Economic Empowerment Coalition, or the Seattle Urban Native Nonprofits (SUNN) partnership

Learn more about the Governance Group or find out more about the qualifications, role, and how to apply.

The deadline for applications has been extended to September 28, 2018.

Questions? Contact the COO team at

Learn more about Communities of Opportunity and its growing network of community members and partners working together to create greater health, social, economic, and racial equity in King County.

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