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Hidden Heroes: Week 3

Feb. 6, 2023 Local Hero: Zach Banner Zach is a Clover Park School District alum, University of Southern California All-Pac 12 graduate, NFL player and community leader. Zach is currently running his own non-profit, the B3 Foundation, to support underserved students in Tacoma, Seattle, Los Angeles and Guam. Born in Tacoma and raised by a close-knit family, Zach learned at …

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2023 Hidden Heroes: Week 2

Jan. 30, 2023 Local Hero: Rachel Askew Rachel is a local community leader, small business owner and justice advocate with Cities United, a national non-profit charged with reducing violence against young men and boys of color. Rachel is also the founder and managing partner with NEXT Consulting Firm. In her role as founder, Rachel works alongside leaders in education, economic …

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2023 Hidden Heroes: Week 1

Jan. 23, 2023 Local Hero: Brandon Elliott Brandon is a senior at Harrison Preparatory School in Clover Park School District. He has built a long resume of achievements with CPSD, now serving as the Harrison Prep student body president where he advocates for a strong school community that is equitable, unified and kind. Brandon serves as part of the Superintendent’s …

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Hidden Heroes 2023 kick off

Jan. 6, 2023 Beginning Jan. 17, 2023 the city of Lakewood will kick off its 2023 Hidden Heroes campaign as part of its Martin Luther King Jr. recognition and celebration of February as Black History Month. Each week the city will email a newsletter that highlights local, national and international Black and African American leaders and their accomplishments. If you …