Everett HelpLink's creators, assumed this endeavor while fascinated by the idea that they could create a widely-accessible resource with amazing potential for good. This site is intended to provide accurate information about available resources, and utilizes a template that works in accordance with user and service interoperability. We believe that, by linking social services with local knowledge, this site can promote the functionality of existing social services in a way that benefits both clients and providers.
Angeline is the Executive Director and Web Developer of the Everett Helplink website. She has a Master of Library and Information Science from University of Washington. Angeline has always been dedicated to helping others easily access vital information. She was inspired to build the Everett Helplink website after going through her own critical battle with seemingly insurmountable obstacles. Angeline has found that information has shaped her perceptions about her role in society, and directed her towards a path to where the obstacles she has faced have enabled her to make the pursuit of knowledge manageable and information approachable for those who seek it.
Annie is the Nonprofit Outreach Coordinator of the Everett Helplink website. She has a Master of Library and Information Science from University of Washington. She has written a "how-to" manual for communities interested in implementing their own Helplink.
She was inspired to study librarianship and engage with social service-related endeavors following Peace Corps service in Romania.
Renan Leite is an international school librarian who has worked in Brazil, China and United Arab Emirates. He is currently pursuing his Master of Library Information Science through University of Washington.
He wants to be involved with social justice initiatives because it reminds him of his roots in Brazil.
Aaron Sumpter is the Nonprofit Consultant and Marketing Coordinator for Everett Helplink. He has a BA in Arts Management from the College of Charleston. Aaron works as Development Officer at Seattle Symphony.
Aaron is a dedicated social justice enthusiast. He strongly believes in improving accessibility of the arts and educational programming to underserved populations.