Partner Events

Search for Meaning Festival with “Evicted” Author Matthew Desmond Keynote

Saturday, February 25th, 2017 at 9:00am
Sunday, February 26th, 2017 at 2:45pm
Seattle University | 901 12th Avenue | Seattle, WA 98122
Search for Meaning Festival draws more than 50 nationally and internationally acclaimed authors and artists. Topics include social justice, cross-cultural and interreligious dialogue, homelessness and leadership. Matthew Desmond, PhD, author of “Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City,” will give a keynote address.

Addressing West Coast Homelessness: Conversation with Seattle and San Francisco Mayors

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Pigott Auditorium at Seattle University | 1016 E. Marion St. | Seattle, WA 98122
Join Seattle Mayor Murray and San Francisco Mayor Lee to discuss strategies and goals for addressing individual and family homelessness. You will learn about services and methods for combating homelessness used in California and Washington state.

Housing is a Human Right: Building Affordability Through Community Ownership

Thursday, December 8th, 2016 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
The Seattle Public Library | 1000 4th Ave | Seattle | Washington 98104
What is community ownership? How can we create equitable development and curb displacement? Join a conversation with local and national leaders working to build out a vision for community control that allows neighbors to thrive in place.

Poverty Simulation Workshop

Saturday, November 12th, 2016 from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Muslim Association of Puget Sound | 17550 NE 67th Ct | Redmond, WA 98052
What choices would you make if you had little time and little money to spare? Come to a poverty simulation workshop with an open mind and heart, ready to learn experientially about issues of poverty and homelessness.

Housing and Homelessness Advocacy Day

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017 from 8:00am to 4:00pm
United Churches | 110 11th Ave SE | Olympia, WA 98501
Each year, the Washington Low Income Housing Alliance organizes one of the largest advocacy days during the legislative session. Join this important day of action!
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