2021 Fall Program Preview Recap

Can you believe Fall starts tomorrow? I’ll miss the sunny days but look forward to curling up with a book (any good suggestions?), watching the leaves change (join me on a walk along Lake Washington!), and making hearty soups (butternut squash with coconut milk). I’m also excited about the busy fall ahead with SVP.

SPEB Redefined

“Centering immigrant families is the heart of the work and that is never going to change.” -Regina Elmi, Executive Director, Supporting Partnerships in Education and Beyond

Becoming EarthGen

In January of 2021, Washington Green Schools formally became EarthGen. The new name, colors, and logo reflect the organization’s vision to equip youth to become leaders in the fight against climate change and environmental injustice.

Activating Open Spaces with Community

When I first jumped into the environmental movement, I championed outdoor engagement, convinced of the need for more experiences, touches and connections with the living systems that support all of us.

Finding a Place Under the Big Tent

Jane Harvey arrived early at the Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center in Seattle. Along with a handful of other volunteers, she organized nametags at a front table. She helped prep the main hall for a day of presentations, panels and table talks.

What’s Democracy Got to Do with It?

David Bangs was all-in on the environment. His experience on SVP’s grant committee inspired more than a decade of giving and angel investing. Then in 2013, David joined the first cohort of SVP’s Northwest Conservation Philanthropy Fellows to deepen his impac

From Bowhead Whales to the Orchestra Stage

lease don’t tell my kids or my parents or in-laws, but I am faking my way through this environmental activism thing. I’m not faking my passion for the topic. I’m not faking the things I hope to accomplish.

Philanthropists in Green

With a growing population, shrinking natural resources and a rapidly changing climate, the need for strong environmental leaders is greater than ever.