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Race, Equity, and Inclusion

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By centering race, equity, and inclusion in our work, we will better empower and support youth, families, staff, and the communities that make up Boys & Girls Clubs of King County.

Race, Equity, and Inclusion


By centering race, equity, and inclusion in our work, we will better empower and support youth, families, staff, and the communities that make up Boys & Girls Clubs of King County.

Learn what steps Boys & Girls Club of King is taking to become an antiracist organization.

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Commitment and Mission to supporting Race, Equity, and Inclusion at Boys & Girls Clubs of King County

In our ongoing process to be a more anti-racist organization, we commit to using race, equity, and inclusion to evaluate and guide our policies, practices, and procedures to eliminate disparities and implement an inclusive process for receiving community input. We will listen to those who may not have been heard before and commit ourselves to learning and growing from our mistakes. Learn what steps Boys & Girls Club of King is taking to become an anti-racist organization.

Adelante

This team of diverse leaders from across Boys & Girls Club of King County exists to…
Educational programming!
Provide access to education and training on race, equity, inclusion, cultural humility, and building a culturally responsive organization ​
Access communications
Access communications by departments to ensure consistent procedures are defined and implemented with feedback from all levels of the organization and communities served​
Empower young people
Empower young people, especially those who need us most, by supporting youth-centric Club experience through culturally relevant, inclusive, and diverse programming
Support staff
Support staff time specifically for coordination and developing an equitable, culturally responsible, and trauma-informed organization ​

Club Networking Groups

Our Club Networking groups provide a safe space for like-minded Boys & Girls Clubs of King County team members to embrace their full selves while cultivating an anti-racist culture throughout the organization.

In this ongoing process, we commit to using the principles of race, equity, and inclusion to evaluate and guide our policies, practices, and procedures, eliminate disparities, and implement an inclusive process for receiving community input. We will listen to those who may not have been heard before and commit ourselves to learning and growing from our mistakes.

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  • To foster positive, inclusive environments for all employees, and influence policies and procedures that make a more welcoming, equitable, and anti racist work culture. ​
  • To offer support and camaraderie, strengthen confidence, and provide a sense of belonging to the members of the group. ​
  • To provide networking, professional development, career advancement and social interaction opportunities to the members of the group. ​
Learn About Our Other Policies

Adelante Members

Tré Beauchamp
Club Marketing Associate
Liz Bierman
Athletic Director
Carissa Brandt
Intake & Referral Specialist
Lauren Calabro
Operations Director
Kendrick Davis
Area Director
Eric Kirby
Operations Director
Denise Lewis
Operations Director
Charlotte Malone
Executive Director of Program Services
Soledad Saucedo
Education Director
Na’jae Townsend
Program Manager
Kayla Yamamoto
Program Manager

Learn More About Our Culturally Relevant Programs

Our innovative programs are designed to empower youth to excel in school, become good citizens and lead healthy, productive lives.