SUSTAINABLE SEATTLE

aka Sustainable Seattle   |   Seattle, WA   |  www.sustainableseattle.org

Mission

Mission Sustainable Seattle works to build a thriving and livable future in the greater Seattle area through initiatives that deliver environmental, economic and community benefits, promote equity, and build resilience. Vision Our vision is a thriving, regenerative, sustainable Seattle which centers reciprocity, liberation, and restored abundance.

Ruling year info

1998

Co-Director

Dr. Natalie Kaye Garcia

Co-Director

Em Piro

Main address

7511 GREENWOOD AVE N #121

Seattle, WA 98103 USA

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EIN

31-1580932

NTEE code info

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (W01)

Natural Resource Conservation and Protection (C30)

Community, Neighborhood Development, Improvement (S20)

IRS filing requirement

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Interweave

Interweave supports Seattle’s active community organizers dedicated to an equitable and sustainable region. Interweave is a peer-to-peer network of visionaries with unique-but-aligned methods for sustainability. The RiSE (Resilience, Sustainability, and Equity) track focuses specifically on Frontline and BIPOC-led projects.

Population(s) Served
Ethnic and racial groups
Economically disadvantaged people
Immigrants and migrants
Farmers
Activists

Where we work

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Case management notes, Community meetings/Town halls, Constituent (client or resident, etc.) advisory committees,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals,

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners,

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We take steps to get feedback from marginalized or under-represented people, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We look for patterns in feedback based on demographics (e.g., race, age, gender, etc.), We look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, etc.), We engage the people who provide feedback in looking for ways we can improve in response, We act on the feedback we receive, We tell the people who gave us feedback how we acted on their feedback, We ask the people who gave us feedback how well they think we responded,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to find the ongoing funding to support feedback collection,

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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SUSTAINABLE SEATTLE

Board of directors
as of 09/27/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Ms. Sully Moreno

Culture Shift Consulting

Term: 2020 -

Jameson Morrell

Jacobs

Heather Hutchison

Amazon Conservation Foundation

Austin Hong

Carbon Direct

Eloise Harris

Communications Consultant

Jamilah Williams

University of Washington

Jasleena Grewal

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Dr. Jessica Hernandez

Community Advocate & Researcher

Kristine Maramot

RVC

Patricia Dick

National Coalition to End Urban Indigenous Homelessness

Peter Garcia

PBG Partners

Venice Wong

IBEW Local 46

Virginia Cupp

Leidos

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 9/27/2022

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? GuideStar partnered on this section with CHANGE Philanthropy and Equity in the Center.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Multi-Racial/Multi-Ethnic (2+ races/ethnicities)
Gender identity
Non-binary

The organization's co-leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Non-binary, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or other sexual orientations in the LGBTQIA+ community

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

No data

 

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Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

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