Introducing our new Help Me Grow Advisor

We are excited to introduce Amy Pak as our new Strategic Advisor for Help Me Grow. Most recently Amy served as the founding Executive Director of Families of Color Seattle (FOCS) and brings 20 years experience creating high impact change in King County as a coalition builder and racial equity leader. Amy joins the Best Starts for Kids leadership team and will oversee the implementation of the Best Starts Help Me Grow framework strategic plan.

Funding Opportunity: Promoting First Relationships Training-Due Oct 21

Public Health–Seattle & King County is requesting applications from community-based agencies to participate in Promoting First Relationships Agency Training, either TRAIN-THE-LEARNER training model OR Promoting First Relationships TRAIN-THE-TRAINER training model. This funding opportunity is a partnership between Best Starts for Kids and the Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy.  Applications are due by October 21, 2019. 

Announcing new Stopping the School-to-Prison Pipeline awards

We are proud to announce new awards to create opportunities and provide community-based resources that help dismantle the school-to-prison pipeline and expand pathways from school to life success for young people who face systemic and institutional racism within our criminal legal system, schools, and communities. The combined $4.48 million in funding will expand supports that…