Zachary DeWolf is a Chippewa Cree tribal member, a graduate of Western Washington University, and program manager with All Home King County, co-managing the Youth Advisory Board/Youth Homelessness Demonstration Project. Previously, he was director of communications and education with Pride Foundation.
An experienced community activist committed to pursuing racial, economic, gender, and social justice through service, Zachary (learned) and taught Braille and opened a library at St Peter's Anglican School in Belize while serving in the U.S. Peace Corps and as a coordinator for the 2012 SOULFORCE Equality Ride. He is a speaker and writer for local blogs and national publications about community, community development, and native/queer issues.
He serves as president of Capitol Hill Community Council and as a commissioner for the Seattle Housing Authority Board. Zachary previously served on the boards of Gender Justice League, Victory Fund & Institute, and 43rd District Democrats. Zachary is also a member of the NW Two Spirit Society, Coalition to End Urban Native Homelessness, SPD’s Native American Advisory Council, and was an Institute for a Democratic Future Fellow. He also volunteers with Prospect Enrichment Preschool.
In 2014, he was honored to represent the LGBTQ and Native community as 2014 Seattle Pride Parade Grand Marshal. He lives in Capitol Hill, Seattle with his husband Derek and their dog Maya.
United States Peace Corps - Organizational Development, Youth Development Volunteer (My main project was organizing leaders in villages across the district and helping them create boards and governance structures for their communities. My secondary project was teaching braille and opening a library at St Peters Anglican School in Orange Walk Town. My third project was founding an LGBTQ youth group called EquALL Belize)