Current Projects, Affiliations and Next Steps

Based in the Pacific Northwest, Still Creek Insight works with local, regional, national and international partners, organizations and communities to bring insight for growth.

Current Board Service

  • YWCA of Clark County – Board Member since January 2021.
  • Community Roots (C-Roots) Housing – Vancouver, WA – Board Member since Fall, 2022.

active explorations/future partnerships

  • L.E.A.P. Collective (coming soon) – Coordinating and Empowering Non-Profits in Southwest Washington
  • Nonprofit of Southwest Washington – Alan Hamilton (also of Clark County Food Bank)

Civil Service

Current – local service

  • City of Vancouver Strategic Planning Advisory Committee – Member since February, 2022
  • Marie Gluesenkamp Perez (U.S. House of Representatives, Congressional District 3 in Washington State) – Team Leader, Data Consultant, Volunteer
  • Adopt One Block – NW Vancouver Neighborhood Ambassador

Current – state level service

FUTURE – state level service

  • April, 2023
    • ACLU-WA – data/surveys/analytics/strategy

active Explorations – local service

  • City of Vancouver: Planning Commission – Applied for 2023; discussing with William Cooley
  • CTRAN Citizens Advisory Committee (CCAC) – Applied for 2023-2025 service term; exploring other potential collaborations with CTRAN.
  • City of Vancouver Bike and Pedestrian Advisory – Westside Bike Mobility Project
  • City of Vancouver Transportation and Mobility Commission

Active Explorations – REGIONAL SERVICE

The Contingent – Portland, OR

  • Identifying foster placement possibilities
    • Repurposing “black box” analysis/profiles
      • for further use in Oregon
      • for use with those completing TC online intake form
      • for other staters
  • Survey and Focus Group Questions of Foster Placements
  • Longitudinal Scholarship Reports (5 years; 2 scholarships)

Clark Food Project (Green Bag Project – participant; potential volunteer, coordinator, policy/grant support, web/backend, social.

Vancouver Public Schools – volunteer

Local Faith-Related Service

Current

Kessid Church. https://kessid.com/

Research Projects

Current

  • Swing Trading
  • Sound Foundations – WA – non-profit “graduation” to versions 2.0.

Active Explorations

  • Empirical economic and housing study with M. Gius, Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Connecticut.

Learning Projects

Current

  • State University of New York: University of Buffalo – Improving Leadership and Governance in Nonprofit Organizations (4 courses), Course 1: Introduction to the Nonprofit Sector, Nonprofit Organizations, Nonprofit Leadership and Governance. Instructors: Prof. Yvonne Cafik Harrison, PhD, School of Social Work, University of Buffalo, Prof. Vic Murray, PhD, Adjunct Prof., School of Public Administrations, University of Victoria, CA

Active Explorations

  • Poetry, research and leadership

Mentor

Current Mentoring

  • Pending VPS

Active Explorations

  • Vancouver Public Schools
  • Nonprofit Network of Southwest Washington

Mentee

Current

Prior/to-be-revived

  • Gary Withers – Senior Advisor, Trillium Family Services
  • Carl Talton – Executive Chairman and CEO, Portland Family of Funds

Active Explorations

Potential Future Explorations

Share House. https://www.sharevancouver.org/

Live Love. https://www.livinghopechurch.com/local-outreach/

NAACP – Vancouver, WA Chapter. https://www.naacpvancouverwa.org/

Southwest Washington Medical Center. https://www.peacehealth.org/foundation/sw-washington

Council for the Homeless. https://www.councilforthehomeless.org/

Participant/supporter

Since 2020, Still Creek Insight has been a member of the National Association for the Advancement of Color (NAACP).

NAACP – National

NAACP – Pacific Northwest

NAACP – Washington State Affiliates

NAACP – Vancouver, WA

The mission of the NAACP is to secure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights in order to eliminate race-based discrimination and ensure the health and well-being of all persons.

Data map of NAACP in Washington and Oregon:

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