Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Family Outreach Center
Published April 29, 2021
This series’s first episode is about the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Family Outreach Center in East Central Spokane. The center has been around for over 40 years and has left an indelible legacy as a regionally recognized community social service center providing comprehensive education, social services and cultural enrichment programs for children and families. To learn more about the MLK Family Outreach Center, go to mlkspokane.org.
Published May 25, 2021
In this episode, we’re featuring the NATIVE Project, which offers health, wellness and behavioral health services for Natives and non-Natives in the greater Spokane area with an emphasis on Indian Health. Looking out for and supporting our area's native students has been a priority of the NATIVE Project since its early years. If you’d like to learn more about the NATIVE Project and the services they provide, head to nativeproject.org.
Published June 25, 2021
This June, we’re featuring The ZoNE – a community initiative that’s for people from Northeast Spokane, by people from Northeast Spokane. The ZoNE has a hand in helping so many different causes around Northeast Spokane – from expanded learning, to help with employment and healthcare, to access to healthy food. Their reach is bigger than most people probably realize. If you’d like to learn more about The ZoNE and how they help in the NE, head to thezonespokane.org.
Published July 29, 2021
This month, we’re featuring Spark Central – a nonprofit that sparks the creativity, innovation, and imagination that allows people to carve the path to their best future. They partner with our schools in the West Central neighborhood by offering kids a welcoming space to engage in fun, hands-on programs and access to innovative technology at no cost to their families. If you’d like to learn more about Spark Central and the opportunities they have to offer, head to spark-central.org.
College Success Foundation
Published Aug. 25
In this episode, we’re featuring College Success Foundation – a non-profit that empowers students, families, and communities with the resources they need to ensure students are prepared for college, or any other post-high school academic endeavor, and complete their degree.
CSF has advisors at three SPS middle schools and at our five largest comprehensive high schools, helping eleventh- and twelfth graders prepare for a successful post-high school experience.
If you’d like to learn more about College Success Foundation and their student programs, head to collegesuccessfoundation.org.
Communities in Schools of Spokane County
Published Sept. 20
This month, we’re featuring Communities in Schools of Spokane County – a non-profit whose mission is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.
CIS has been an incredible partner to our district, and we are grateful for how they’ve been able to help countless SPS students through the years.
If you’d like to learn more about Communities in Schools of Spokane County, head to spokane.ciswa.org