The vision that guides us is of a strong and vibrant community, where all people have access to the basic human needs and opportunities that support their health, well-being and prosperity and that enable them to attain their full potential. In short, equity for all.

Our Theory of Change

Byrd Barr Place promotes equity for all through three interrelated efforts.

Help people in the Central District stay and thrive by

Creating affordable housing

Bringing the community together to advocate for its needs

Support Seattle residents as they move from poverty to self sufficiency by

Providing basic safety-net services

Help Black Washingtonians attain intergenerational well-being by

Raising awareness of the effects of racism and inequity

Advocating for solutions