Housing Updates

June 23, 2023

On June 30, 2023, the EERP program is ending, which means that landlords will no longer be required to go through mediation as part of the eviction process. However, free mediation COULD still be an option if you are facing eviction. If your landlord agrees to go through mediation with you, both Fulcrum and Northwest…

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2023 Summer in the ZONE

May 26, 2023

Summer in the ZONE is back and better than ever! You can find programs for kids, teens, and adults all over Northeast Spokane! We have links below to FREE programs. Check back soon for more options. Spokane Schools Summer Programs Spokane Public Schools has a great list of opportunities all in one place. Camps for…

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May 2023 Newsletter

May 11, 2023

Our partnership with MultiCare to create a Behavioral Health Clinic was recently featured on 4NewsNow! Construction is well under way, and we are excited to have the clinic open in the fall. Read More

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Our 2022 Annual Report

February 28, 2023

Our work here at The ZONE at NECC had tremendous impact throughout Northeast Spokane last year. We are excited to share our 2022 Annual Report with you! A big THANK YOU to all 111 partners who helped make it happen!

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January 2023 Newsletter

January 20, 2023

Thank you for joining us to celebrate collective impact and action in NE Spokane. It was meaningful to reflect on the past 5 years of passionate visionary work fostered by Amber Waldref’s leadership, and to recognize residents and partners who have made our outcomes possible. Read More

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Jene Ray’s Interview with Skils’kin

September 12, 2022

Jene Ray, Associate Director of The ZONE, recently sat down with Steve McBride of Skils’kin for an episode of their new podcast, Good Gab. They talked about challenges during the pandemic, and exciting new plans! Check out the entire interview!

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Creating Lasting Impact: The ZONE 2021 Annual Report

June 27, 2022

We’re excited to share our 2021 Annual Impact Report, with updates on key ZONE strategies, what we are accomplishing with our community, how we are measuring our impact, and how you can get involved!

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Summer Learning Family & Student Survey Results

May 4, 2022

Many thanks to the hundreds of students and families in Northeast Spokane who filled out surveys about their hopes for learning and growth in summer 2022. You can click here to see the full results from over 400 students in Northeast Spokane schools. And click here for responses from over 100 adults and caregivers! These…

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Story of Impact: Patricia Castaneda

April 22, 2022

In the two and a half years since she arrived in Spokane, Patricia Castaneda has already made herself a familiar and admired face in many different circles. She is a frequent chef at Feast World Kitchen, has been an integral staff member at World Relief, and is hard at work founding Manzanita House, a new…

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City Council Approves Resolution to Provide Funding for Northeast Spokane Behavioral Health Clinic!

March 1, 2022

The old Hillyard Library, adjacent to the Northeast Community Center, has been sitting empty since the new Library opened in September 2021. Residents and partner organizations have come together with the Community Center and MultiCare to dream big and put together plans to transform this space into a Community Behavioral Health Clinic! On February 28th,…

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