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Who we are

Over 70 organizations, led by and working in communities of color, came together from across Washington State to form Washington Community Alliance. We are governed by leaders of color representing our member organizations across the state.

Core Staff

Kamau Chege

Kamau Chege


Executive Director

Denisse Guerrero


Membership and Policy Manager

Monique Meissner


Operations Director

Program Staff

Washington Community Alliance staffs and supports several member-led coalitions:

Katie Stultz sits in front of a blue-grey background with a blazer and green top.

Katie Stultz

Senior Program Manager      Data Hub

Andrew Hong stands in a black t-shirt with a defocused beach background.

Andrew Hong

Data Research Analyst            Data Hub

Tim O'Neal sits in a floral button up short sleeve shirt with glasses and a wooden fence behind him.

Tim O’Neal

Senior Research Analyst        Data Hub

Support & Advisors

Dujie Tahat (Dujie Tahat Consulting)

Communications Lead

Lauren Allen (Dujie Tahat Consulting)

Communications Specialist

Sam Martin (S.D. Martin Consulting)


Cherry Cayabyab (KAYA Strategik)

Strategic Advising

Ellie Probus (Pyramid Communications)

Video & Campaign Specialist

Advocate Accounting

Finance Specialist

Barnard Iglizin & Lavitt LLP

Legal Advising


Caty Padilla

Nuestra Casa

Faviola Lopez

Raiz of Planned Parenthood

Fernanda Mazcot

Raiz of Planned Parenthood

Cristina Ortega

Latino Community Fund and Yakima Pride

Imraan Saddiqi


Lucy Gitau

Northwest Kenyan Community Association

Lilliane Ballesteros

Latino Community Fund

Susan Balbas

Na’ah Illahee Fund

Shomya Tripathy


Member organizations

Map of members



Nuestra Casa

Yakima PRIDE


Tri-Cities LULAC

La Casa Hogar

Washington Immigrant Solidarity Network

Latino Community Fund

Wenatchee CAFÉ

East King

Eastside for All

Muslim Community and Neighborhood Association

Middle Eastern North Africa Coalition


APIC – Spokane

Friends of the Black Lens / Carl Maxey Center

I Did the Time

Latinos en Spokane

RAIZ of Planned Parenthood

Spokane Ministerial Alliance

Spokane NAACP

Spokane Pride



Community to Community

Korean Community Service Center

Latinos Educational Training Institute

Unidos of Snohomish County


Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe


Asian Counseling and Referral Services

Amigos de Seattle

Casa Latina

El Centro de la Raza

Entre Hermanos

Equal Rights WA

Eritrean Association of Greater Seattle

Ethiopian Community in Seattle

LGBTQ Allyship

More Equitable Democracy

Na’ah Illahee Fund

Native Action Network


Organización Centroamericano

Somali Family Safety Taskforce

Somos Seattle

Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle

Washington Bus

South King

African Community Housing and Development

Council on American-Islamic Relations WA

Channel ATV


Congolese Integration Network

Federal Way Black Collective

Iraqi Community Center of WA

Living Well Kent Collaborative

NW Kenyan Community Association

Para Los Niños de Highline

South King Youth Engagement Coalition

Teenagers Plus

WA Sin Fronteras


WA State Coalition of African Community Leaders

South Sound

APIC-South Puget Sound

Asian Pacific Cultural Center

Gambian Talents Promotions

Hazel Pete Institute of Chehalis Basketry

Khmer Anti-deportation Advocacy Group

Latinx Unidos of South Sound

People Empowerment and Renewal Services

PNW Ugandan American Association

People of Color Community Coalition

Political Destiny / Tacoma Ministerial Alliance

Rescue Mission and Prayer Network International / WSCACL

Tacoma Urban League

WA Transitional Housing


Noble Foundation

Our Place – Nuestra Casa Multicultural Center

Hispanic Disability Support SWWA

SW WA Communities United for Change