Washington

Meet the Ascend community partners in Washington

NameCohortCityStateOrganizationURLgroup_hfilter
Child StriveEverettchildstrive.org/ascend-network
Children’s Home Society of WashingtonSeattleChildren's Home Society of Washingtonwww.childrenshomesociety.org/ascend-network
Daria Willis, EverettHoward Community Collegewww.howardcc.edu2021-ascend-fellows psp-leadership-circle ascend-fellows psp-community
Drayton JacksonBremertonWashington State Department of Social and Health Serviceswww.dshs.wa.gov/psp-parent-advisors-2020 psp-community
Goodwill of the Olympics and Rainier RegionTacomaGoodwill of the Olympics and Rainier Regionwww.goodwillwa.org/ascend-network
Janeen ComenoteSeattleNational Urban Indian Family Coalitionwww.nuifc.org/2021-ascend-fellows ascend-fellows
Lori PfingstOlympiaWashington State Department of Social and Health Serviceswww.dshs.wa.gov/2018-ascend-fellows ascend-fellows
The Prosperity AgendaSeattleThe Prosperity Agendawww.theprosperityagenda.orgascend-network
United Way of Pierce CountyTacomaUnited Way of Pierce Countywww.uwpc.org/ascend-network
Washington State Association of Head Start and ECEAPBellevueWashington State Association of Head Start and ECEAPwsaheadstarteceap.com/ascend-network
Washington State Budget & Policy CenterSeattleWashington State Budget & Policy Centerbudgetandpolicy.org/ascend-network
Washington State Budget & Policy CenterSeattleWashington State Budget & Policy Centerbudgetandpolicy.org/fp-partners-2017 family-prosperity-innovation-community
Washington State Department of Social and Health ServicesOlympiaWashington State Department of Social and Health Serviceswww.dshs.wa.gov/ascend-network
Wellspring Family ServicesSeattleWellspring Family Serviceswww.wellspringfs.orgascend-network
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