Walk Away City Collaborative: Best Starts for Kids Out-of-School Time Grantee Profile
SOWA is excited to work with the many amazing organizations funded through the King County Best Starts for Kids Out-of-School Time (BSK OST) investment! These organizations, funded either as stand alone People of Color-Led organizations or Place-Based Partnerships, are all working hard to maximize their positive impact on King County youth.
Learn more about Walk Away City Collaborative, funded as part of a People of Color-Led Organization grant.
WALK AWAY CITY COLLABORATIVE
Walk Away City Collaborative is a Seattle-based organization which runs multiple youth development programs, including using the Hip-Hop 2 Prevent Substance Abuse and HIV. The BSK OST investment supports the growth of partnership with City Fruit and environmental justice organization to educate youth about urban agriculture and water and land stewardship, and the implementation of Walk Away’s Summer Youth Employment Program which pays young people $15 an hour to participate in prevention and leadership development programming.