Find Your Community In The ZONE

You Belong Here

For Residents

Whether you're looking for help with employment,
housing, or activities for your kids, we've got you covered.
You Belong in The ZONE.

For Partners

We partner with organizations to bring services
& activities to families in Northeast Spokane.
Learn more about getting involoved.

Action & Impact

Through listening to residents, bringing together partners, and by analyzing results, we have been responsive to the needs of our Northeast neighborhoods since 2017. We are currently working in the following areas:

  • Expanded Learning
  • Housing Stability
  • Equitable Employment Pathways
  • Increasing Social Connections & Emotional Well-Being

About Us

The ZONE is a collective impact initiative of The Northeast Community Center. Together with residents, schools, and partner organizations, we shine the light on deep disparities in health, education, and economic outcomes, we remove barriers, and we build upon our strengths so all children, youth, and families have opportunities to thrive.

What's New

Jene Ray Delivers TEDx Spokane Talk: Our Community’s Opportunity Cost of Unstably Housed Students

January 29, 2024

In this impactful talk, ZONE Director, Jene Ray, addresses the critical issue of housing instability among students and its profound impact on academic success. Ray…

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January Newsletter

January 24, 2024

Thank you to STCU for surprising us with $25,000! 2024 has begun and is busy already! We will be celebrating our 2023 accomplishments in February,…

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November Newsletter

November 21, 2023

As we head toward Thanksgiving and Giving Tuesday, we ask you to consider giving to our Boot & Shoe Drive that will help Northeast families…

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Every couple of weeks we send a newsletter to families in The ZONE, letting them know about free events, resources, and ways to get involved. Occasionally we send text messages too. Sign up now, so you always know what's happening in The ZONE!