COO is actively seeking a qualified representative from a COO Geographic or Cultural Community partnership to join the COO Governance Group. Apply by September 28, 2018.Read More
Communities of Opportunity would like to thank Director Adrienne Quinn for her contributions to King County and Best Starts for Kids.Read More
At the Diversity in Tech event at SeaTac Community Center, youth and young adults of color explored tech training opportunities and heard directly from local tech employers and professionals about what it's like to work in tech.Read More
COO’s recent Power in Partnership event brought more than 75 community members together to strengthen relationships and learn from one another.
Community partners connected through delicious food, conversation, and a powerful speech by Vivian Yi Huang, the Organizing Director for Asian Pacific Environmental Network out of Oakland.
COO staff and partners recently had the opportunity to connect with King County Executive Dow Constantine and Chief People Officer Whitney Abrams to share more about their work to create greater racial, economic, and health equity that enables all people in King County to thrive and prosper.Read More
The Kresge Foundation’s Health Program – which seeks to align and integrate systems to better serve the health of people with low incomes – announced today the creation of a new funding opportunity: Advancing Health Equity Through Housing.Read More
On June 8, 2018, Communities of Opportunity partnered with several organizations for the Peace N The Hood Job Fair for youth and young adults in White Center. Despite some rainy weather, 163 youth and young adults attended this year’s job fair, and more than 40 local employers and resource providers participated in the event.Read More
HomeSight and partners have worked to secure land adjacent to the Othello light rail station in Rainier Valley. This cutting edge development project is one of many efforts supported by COO to address access to affordable housing.Read More
Communities of Opportunity is seeking a consultant to facilitate the co-design process to develop a Systems and Policy Agenda with community organizations. Deadline is May 31.Read More
A $10-million funding opportunity open to organizations that are working to expand economic opportunity for low-income and financially insecure people and communities in the United States.Read More