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Category: Community


Inspire Community Awards

April 26, 2024  |  Community  |  By Encompass

A highlight of our Inspire Breakfast each year is our Community Awards segment when we honor a business, community organization, and a volunteer who all share in our vision of a community where all children thrive.  This year’s awards were presented by honorary co-chairs Tavish and Rebecca MacLean and Encompass Executive Director Nela Cumming. The […]

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Reaching the Community Through Small Groups and Workshops

April 12, 2023  |  Community, Pediatric Therapy  |  By Encompass

When we talk about the features of our Child Development Center, it’s easy to get caught up in our purpose-built therapy rooms, the designated kitchen for our Nourish program, or our beautiful Imagine Serenity Garden and outdoor therapy area. While they are impressive and vital to Encompass, our large conference room serves as a multi-purpose […]

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Establishing Beloved Community at Home

January 5, 2023  |  Parent Talks Podcast, Community  |  By Encompass

We hear a lot of talk about Company Culture – beliefs and values that define an organization. Over the years, Encompass has spent many hours working with James and Kristen Whitfield of BeCulture – talking about our own company culture, the idea of Beloved Community, and the concept of ‘being the culture we wish to […]

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Encompass Collaboration Helps Family Find a New Beginning

March 31, 2022  |  ParentChild+, Community, Family Stories  |  By Encompass

When three-year-old Carlos arrived from Mexico with his mom, Francisca, and older brother, Brian, in September 2021, Carlos and Brian only spoke Mixteco (a Mexican dialect). They soon discovered the Encompass ParentChild+ program – a free bilingual, in-home literacy coaching program for young children and parents. At the time, Carlos exceeded the age limit to […]

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Seattle Wolf – Conversations Interview

September 8, 2021  |  Child Development, Community  |  By Encompass

We were thrilled to share all that we do at Encompass with radio station 100.7 TheWolf and its sister stations recently. We invite you to listen to our own Lisa Yamasaki, Director of Development, as she shares about our mission and programs. Click on the ‘play’ arrow below to listen to the interview.  

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