VAN Newsletter August 2022
News, engagement, funding, and fun opportunities! Updates you won’t want to miss, including the latest on the Behavioral Health Workforce Initiative!
VAN awarded $25k grant from The Marie Lamfrom Charitable Foundation
Funding the Behavioral Health Workforce Initiative
VAN Newsletter: July 2022
Learn about events and engagement opportunities in Washington County, including Thrives All-Collaborative 3rd Quarter meeting!
VAN Newsletter: June 2022
Opportunities to celebrate Pride, honor Juneteenth, and to engage, listen, learn, and make a difference throughout the County!
E-Newsletter: May 2022
Opportunities to engage in the critical work of strengthening our behavioral health workforce, events for job seekers and families, and much more!
E-Newsletter: April 2022
Read and subscribe to VAN’s e-newsletter for updates on our initiatives, upcoming events, and other opportunities for collaborative engagement in Washington County!
Watch the Behavioral Health Workforce Summit
View a recording of the March 29, 2022 event, which attracted nearly 90 participants across all sectors!
Watch the Legislative Session Recap with Westside Legislators
View a recording of the March 16, 2022 event, co-hosted by Westside Economic Alliance!
E-Newsletter: March 2022
Read and subscribe to VAN’s new e-newsletter for updates on our initiatives, upcoming events, and other opportunities for collaborative engagement in Washington County!
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.
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