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Project Title:
Rainier Valley Water Resiliency Program
Puget Sound Stewardship and Mitigation Fund, 2022
Water Resources/Watershed Protection ; Environmental Health & Justice ; Environmental Education
Central Puget Sound
King County
Project Description:

Our project seeks to train, mentor and fund certification fees for 10 BIPOC apprentices on effective residential and commercial site water management principles in South Seattle District 2. In short, there will be two cohorts of students, with the first session beginning in Winter 2023 and concluding in Summer/Fall of 2024 with our second session/cohort. Through a tailor made curriculum focusing on watershed management, education and proficiency development, our students will leave the program with both the knowledge and proven skills to immediately make a positive impact on our south sound watersheds especially WRIA’s 8 + 9