Racial Equity Work at the Club

Posted on: June 17, 2021

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Racial Equity Work at the Club

 

Part of the mission of Boys & Girls Clubs of King County is to serve youth, especially those who need us most. That priority drives leadership decisions to invest in organization-wide initiatives to provide culturally relevant, inclusive, and diverse programming for our youth.

 

Adelante, meaning “moving forward”, is the race, equity, and inclusion group within Boys & Girls Clubs of King County. Adelante is made up of employees across the organization who work together to build a more equitable and inclusive organization, by evaluating and guiding policies, practices, and procedures; eliminating disparities; and implementing an inclusive process for receiving community input.

 

Adelante team members share how their involvement helps support our young people:

 

“Leadership is making a big investment into our people, allowing them to bring their best selves to work which helps us to provide best services to our youth and communities that we serve.” – Patrick Carter, Area Director

“I feel that our part is to bring awareness forward and [create] the foundation to then grow that throughout our organization to better serve the communities that we work with.” Aryn Au, Program Director at Federal Way 8th Ave

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