Lorraine (Lori) Parrish


Professional Learning Associate Director

Lori oversees the delivery of high quality coaching and training for youth development professionals across Washington state.


Lori has spent the past decade overseeing, designing, and implementing programming in community and educational spaces with the goal of engaging families and activating communities. This includes extensive outreach and engagement work, teaching and instructional design, and overseeing programs including TRiO funded initiatives.

What drew Lori to SOWA is its mission and vision driven work as well as the ability to have an impact in building up communities.