Celebrating Cultura in the Northwest

COMMUNITY

Our apparel might be easily identifiable but we hope our commitment to the community will soon be the most visible aspect of Rebels & Scholars. We are intrinsically motivated to give back to our comunidad, provide support to those who rise to the occasion or lend a helping hand to those in need. We also think that the apparel is dope and unique. So we have that going for us too..

 

The demographics of the United States are rapidly changing. There are over 57 million Latinx people in the US and almost 2 million of them call the Pacific Northwest home. Originally, we came to the Northwest for agriculture and domestic work. Times are changing and while we are still employed in the aforementioned professions we are also homeowners, college graduates, politicians, students, business owners, educators, activists and much more. In general, Latinx people are an asset and backbone to everyday life in the Northwest.

 

Below are a few of the organizations and causes we have provided with financial support and in-kind donations. These organizations not only help the Latinx but the greater community. We strive to think globally and act locally.

 

CASA LATINA

Casa Latina's mission is to empower Seattle's Latino immigrants by providing them educational and economnc opportunities. Casa Latina gives them the tools they need to work, live, support their families and contribute to the Seattle community.

casa-latina.org

LATINO/A EDUCATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT PROJECT

LEAP's mission is to improve academic achievement of Latino/a students in Washington state. Their goal is that all students will graduate from high school with the skills, knowledge, and confidence needed for success in postsecondary education or in today's technology-driven workplace.

leapwa.org

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL of SOCIAL WORK

CUSSW focuses on the development of leaders in social work practice and research. There is additional focus on the enhancement of well-being and the promotion of human rights and social justice at the local, national and global level through the creation of responsive social programs and policies. Social workers make the world go round.

socialwork.columbia.edu

Sterling Meadows Apartments - Bellingham, WA

Sterling Meadows Apartments serves over 50 agricultural workers and their families, providing affordable housing because every one deserves to have a place they call home. As we all know agricultural workers do some of the hardest work and are usually not compensated appropriately.

https://www.mercyhousing.org/ washington-sterling-meadows- apartments

LATINX STUDENT UNION - UW BOTHELL

The LSU's mission at the University of Washington Bothell is to increase awareness on campus and in the community through the planning of cultural, academic and social events that portray the different aspects of Latin American cultures. THE LSU also believes in affirming diversity and taking a political stance on social issues affecting the Latinx community in Washington State.

https://www.facebook.com/lsuuwb/?fref=nf

Washington Dream Coalition

Washington Dream Coalition (WDC) is a non-profit network of young, undocumented immigrants and allies. WDC's mission is to address inequities and obstacles faced by immigrants in Washington State through; community based organizing, education, and advocacy. WDC is the 1st and largest immigrant youth-led organization in the Washington State.

https://www.facebook.com/ WADREAMers/

 

Seattle Amistad School

Seattle Amistad School (SAS) fosters community integrity through rigorous bilingual and bicultural education, developing students’ academic strengths and cultural sensibilities, while nurturing compassionate and engaged citizens. SAS envisions a community where children don’t have to choose between connection to their cultural values and a good education. SAS believes children who have the tools to bridge cultural and linguistic divides will be leaders in creating a more just, compassionate world.

http://seattleamistadschool. org/

Cleveland High School Annual Gala

Cleveland High School is a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) option school where courses are taught in a project-based learning environment. Through the PTSA, the school hosts an auction each spring to raise money for the STEM program. The annual Red & White Auction is a dinner event that is the largest fundraiser providing critical support and enrichment opportunities for the benefit of all students attending Cleveland. Funds raised ensure programming in robotics, engineering, biomedical sciences, aerospace and computer gaming.

https://clevelandhs. seattleschools.org/school_ involvement/chs_annual_auction

Rain City Rock Camp For Girls

Rain City Rock Camp empowers girls, women, and gender non-conforming individuals to engage their creative potential through music, champion equity, and thrive in a community of allies and activists. Rain City Rock Camp envisions an equitable world that celebrates creativity, embraces authenticity, and values all voices.

https://www.raincityrockcamp. org/

 

The Glover Empower Mentoring Program

The Glover EmpowerMentoring Program (G.E.M.) is a community based nonprofit organization that offers mentoring to youth and young adults in South King County. Working together with the City of Kent, King County, and other community based organizations, G.E.M. seeks to provide mentoring, academic tutoring, and life skills.

http://www.gempowermentor.org

 

Beyond HB 1079 Conference

The Beyond HB 1079 Conference is student-led and made possible through collaborations of college and high school students, higher-education institutions, and dedicated community members, working together towards the common goal of advancing and providing educational opportunities for all students regardless of citizenship.

https://www.facebook.com/BeyondHb1079/

 

 

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