Indigenous Peoples’ Day honors the first inhabitants of this land. It is important to honor and give thanks to the first stewards of this land, but is also important to recognize the harm in celebrating the colonization and mass genocide of Indigenous People through Columbus Day. On Indigenous People’s Day we encourage you to learn […]

Hispanic Heritage Month is from September 15 – October 15 and is an official celebration of the independence days of eight Latin America countries, and pays tribute to the generations of Hispanic Americans who have positively influenced and enriched our nation and society. We celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with some highlights of people of Hispanic […]

Our hard working school-based team takes a well-earned break during the summers. However, students’ and their families’ needs don’t stop during the summer. Over the past few months over 70 volunteers have shown up to deliver grocery store gift cards and food boxes to students and their families throughout our community, often at a moment’s […]

Here is our latest update on our COVID-19 Emergency Fund. Thank you so much for supporting this effort! With your support, we are coming together to support those most impacted by addressing the economic impact of reduced and lost work due to the broader COVID-19 outbreak. Donate to the COVID-19 Emergency Fund Here

The Spot Sports Bar and Grill will match your gift from April 13th through April 26th In times like this, it is more important than ever to surround students with a community of support. We are grateful and honored to be in a situation that allows us to continue serving our community during this crisis. We […]

We are supporting students and families with our Emergency Fund during the school closures. With donations from the community, we are able to provide families with grocery gift cards, groceries and hygiene supplies. We need volunteers to deliver these supplies each week. Deliveries are made without any physical contact. For more information, or to sign […]

Have you ever heard of that term “rebuilding the plane as its landing”? That is what we have been doing as we ask ourselves “How can we support students in schools when they aren’t in schools?” This has led to us shifting our service model so that our staff can still support students and their […]

We partner with Renton Schools and Walkers Renton Subaru to mentor high school students inside the workplace. By combining work training with mentoring, we are providing an opportunity for students to learn a trade, and also have someone in the workplace to look up to and trust. The result is a break in the cycle […]

The City of Renton has proclaimed January as National Mentoring Month. We are so grateful for such strong partners in developing young people’s potential through caring relationships. Click here to see Mayor Pavone’s newsletter highlighting the mayor’s experience as a CISRT Mentor!