Regional & Community Relations

U District Partnership

May 6, 2021

New outdoor dining area on revamped NE 43rd St.

Picnic tables on a city street

With the pandemic spurring more outdoor dining and recent completion of a new NE 43rd Street, the University District Partnership has sparked a new look between the light rail station and campus, one that emphasizes people over vehicles. The Partnership has deployed picnic tables along 43rd for everyone to enjoy – preferably with a meal from…

April 15, 2021

Health One, a new kind of 9-1-1 response team, expands in the U District

Earlier this week, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan and Fire Chief Harold Scoggins announced the launch of a second Health One unit to expand the program to the U District. Health One is a 9‑1‑1 response team comprised of firefighters/EMTs and case managers who are specifically trained to help people experiencing mental illness, substance use disorder and non-emergency medical…

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…

March 25, 2015

Video now available for the “Find It, Fix It” walk with Mayor Murray

In February, Mayor Murray hosted his first “Find It, Fix It” walk right here in the University District. About 100 people came out to walk around the University District with the Mayor and his aides to talk about safety, homelessness, youth services, partnerships, infrastructure concerns, and other matters specific to the neighborhood. UWTV has compiled a video…

March 6, 2015

Community leaders recognized at U District Awards Ceremony

This year’s Annual U District Awards Ceremony provided an opportunity to honor some very deserving community members. The event was held February 26th at the Burke Museum, and featured guest speaker Dr. Julie Stein, Director of the Burke. Congratulations to all who were recognized for their great accomplishments! LUCID – U District Small Business of the Year Award Chaco Canyon Organic Café…

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