Blogs

Metamorphosis Ale

Metamorphosis Ale is a collaboration between Mollusk Beer and ReWA to support the expansion of ReWA’s existing Rainier Valley facility. This expansion will increase space for our programs, including our Early Learning Center and Youth Programs, which benefit refugee and immigrant families. You can find 22 oz bottles of Metamorphosis Ale at select Whole Foods, Metropolitan Market, PCC stores and…

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Resilience in Action

Hawa and Halima: Resilience in Action By Ramlah Ringold Olt Only a few hours before their flight was scheduled for take-off, six-year-old Halima came down with food poisoning. Her mother Hawa felt hot tears spring to her eyes, the strain of the moment almost too much to bear. Hawa had spent the last 20 years in Ethiopia, behind the walls…

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ReWA’s Campus Expansion Project

ReWA is seeking support for our Capital Campaign! Our Metamorphosis Campus Expansion project tells our refugee and immigrant neighbors that at ReWA, they are always welcome and supported. By providing more safe space for community building, as well as added classroom spaces for our holistic programs and workshops, the ReWA family sends a strong message that we will continue to help our vulnerable…

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Empowerment and Independence

The day after her husband went to jail for assaulting her, “Hua,” a Chinese immigrant, reached out to ReWA. Hua’s husband had abused her in the past, but she had always been too afraid to call the police. Despite her fears, she had tried many techniques to prevent her husband from abusing her. She had already begun doing the things…

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Advocacy Day: 2015

We urge legislators to restore the TANF grant to its 2011 level and help families get out of poverty faster. Remove TANF’s lifetime limit, reinstating some of the previously eligible families who either cannot work or cannot find work due to factors beyond their control. Please support HB 1875, which expands allowable vocational education from one year to two years in…

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