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May 16, 2018

U District StreetFair

Art by Grace Rajendran It’s almost time for the ever-popular U District StreetFair. Support Northwest artisans, hear great music, sample food from dozens of local trucks and yearly favorites, and drop into favorite U District businesses this coming weekend, Saturday, May 19, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday, May 20, 10 a.m. to 6…


May 14, 2018

Affordable Housing Week at the University of Washington

Along with Seattle University, Seattle Pacific University and Highline College, the University of Washington has issued a proclamation declaring this week, May 14–May 18, as Affordable Housing Week. View President Cauce’s proclamation here and read more here about the combined efforts of the participating institutions and host organization, the Housing Development Consortium of Seattle-King County.


February 14, 2018

Husky Neighborhood Interns and Volunteers in Action

          Husky Neighborhood Interns have been busy this winter organizing events to serve the community and foster interactions between students and local residents. A cleanup held on January 15 as part of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service focused on tidying up streets north of 45th and involved 47 volunteers! Thanks…


December 5, 2017

UW, community partners launch Doorway Project to help homeless youth

Seattle’s crisis in unsheltered homelessness is evident most days in the University District as too many young people find themselves without shelter, jobs and other support. Thanks to Washington State House Speaker Frank Chopp, committed community partners, passionate students and innovative faculty, UW launched a new effort this past Sunday to get more homeless young…


November 9, 2017

Invitation to public meeting about a permitted, managed encampment

As a part of the City of Seattle’s response to the homelessness crisis, a permitted, managed encampment will be established at 3814 4th Ave NE on Seattle City Light property just west of the UW campus. The Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) in partnership with Nickelsville will operate and manage the encampment. City officials will…



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