Omana Imani


King County Expanded Learning Opportunities Systems Director

Omana leads the Best Starts for Kids Out-of -School Time strategy focused on providing funding and program quality supports to youth-serving organizations in King County.

With more than 25 years experience working in community and nonprofit services, Omana is fueled by her deep passion for supporting organizations and people in creating transformative change. Omana was born and raised in the Bay Area, where—prior to moving to Seattle in 2013— she served as founding member and Deputy Director of Youth Uprising, a youth development organization in East Oakland California. Omana is honored to support the more than 30 grantees in the Best Starts for Kids Out-of-School Time initiative.