The Catalyst: December 2021
Updates on VAN’s recent work and future plans, along with opportunities to help strengthen and support our communities throughout Washington County.
Community Engagement Events for Beaverton Downtown Equity Strategy
Join us for a two-part series
The Catalyst: October 2021
This season of reflection and remembrance, of gathering and celebration, we bring you opportunities to celebrate, connect, and learn.
The Catalyst: September 2021
The fall edition of our newsletter is here just in time for back-to-school, with updates and opportunities from around the county!
Read The Catalyst: June 2021
This edition of our bi-monthly newsletter offers updates, events, and opportunities from around the county!
VAN awarded contract for Beaverton Downtown Equity Strategy
Read about VAN’s work as prime convener for the BDES.
Introducing “Finding Community”
Follow this monthly podcast about life and work in Washington County, Oregon, and what it means to be a community.
Read The Catalyst: Spring 2021!
Our bi-monthly newsletter offers updates on our initiatives and information from around the county!
The REC Unveils its Plan!
The Washington County Racial Equity Collaborative hosted Unveiling the Plan to address inequities and strengthen the community. See The Plan
Thrives Crafts Action Plan
In anticipation of new revenue, Washington County Thrives aims to enhance service delivery for the county’s most vulnerable residents. Get connected!
VAN’s Statement on Racial Equity and Justice
Unprecedented times call for real change. Read the statement
Daily Community Briefings
VAN hosted over 30 video briefings on Facebook during the Covid-19 pandemic including some for Spanish speakers. Check out the entire library
The Washington County Racial Equity Collaborative submits top-teir recommendations and questions for the County’s Board of Commissioners.
Responding to Hate
VAN brings people together to stand united with the larger world. Learn more.
Advancing Racial Equity
Watch a brief recap of the Collaborative Community Forum held on Monday, April 29. Learn More
See how conversations first convened in 2010 evolved to address the conditions that prevent people from getting ahead. Learn more