Recognition and Awards



  • ReWA’s Preschool awarded Level 4 in Early Achievers.


  • ReWA’s Youth Program won the Colleen Willoughby Youth Civic Education Award for building vibrant civic health and strengthening our democracy.


  • ReWA’s Childcare Program awarded Level 3 in Early Achievers.


  • ReWA received the 2011 Neighborhood Builder Award from Bank of America in recognition of its leadership and commitment to the community.


  • ReWA received the Outstanding Employee Campaign Award for the exceptional results of its participation in the United Way of King County workplace giving campaigns.


  • ReWA was one of the five organizations chosen for the 2008 People’s Choice Award of the Community Matters Campaign.


  • ReWA’s Domestic Violence program was the recipient of the Office of Crime Victim’s Advocacy (OCVA) Moving Mountains Award for its work with refugee and immigrant victims and survivors of crime.
  • ReWA and the Seattle Police Department worked together to produce a short film about human trafficking issues called ‘I Just Keep Quiet,’ which was recognized by the Pegasus Awards and received its highest honor, the Award of Excellence.


  • ReWA was chosen by the United Way of King County’s Seattle Community Council as lead agency for the Immigrant and Refugee School Readiness Initiative.
  • ReWA’s Early Childhood Education Program was accredited by King County.


  • ReWA’s Domestic Violence Program received the Seattle Human Services Mayor’s Award for outstanding service to the community.


  • ReWA was the first organization to receive the Distinguished Citizen Award for Human Rights.


  • ReWA’s ESL curriculum was selected as 1 of 8 model literacy programs in the country by the U.S. Department of Education.