Legislative District 33

UW community members are living and working in districts across Washington state. Here's how we are making an impact in your neck of the woods.

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  • 369 Husky Promise students

  • 1,094 UW students

  • 1,034 UW faculty and staff


"As an Ethiopian immigrant, I would not have had the opportunity to be pursuing higher education if it weren’t for the sacrifices of my parents and ancestors. My Husky experience has provided me the invaluable guidance to contribute to my community through a non-profit organization, leadership, professional development, and advocating for corporate social responsibility."
Saron AlmawB.A.: Business Administration; Marketing; 2022 Husky 100 member


The UW facilitates hundreds of programs in communities across the state. Below are a few that operate in your district. Programs active as of January 2023.

Foster School of Business–Consulting and Business Development Center

The Center engages students and local business owners in solving complex, unstructured, real-world challenges. Through faculty-led business education courses and the work of student consulting teams, the Center grows business revenues and jobs with a focus on businesses owned by those who are LGBTQ+, people of color, women, veterans, tribal citizens and those located in underserved communities. Since its inception in 1995, the Center has generated more than $210 million in new revenue and retained over 200,000 jobs. Classes are offered in Seattle, Yakima, the Tri-Cities and on tribal lands while drawing business owners regionally and nationally.

Forefront in the Schools

Forefront in the Schools (FIS), an initiative of the UW’s Forefront Suicide Prevention program, guides high school administrators, students and parents through a collaborative, comprehensive process of policy development and curriculum improvement to build on existing student mental-health and suicide-prevention efforts. FIS aims to create school communities that are prepared to prevent student mental-health problems and respond to students with mental-health needs, including those at risk for suicide.


Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) is a federal grant program providing middle and high school students from low-income families in south King County with the support they need to access and succeed in college. Beginning in sixth and seventh grades, 4,300 students participate in GEAR UP for seven years. The program helps students enter STEM fields, offering support through tutoring, mentoring, financial aid instruction, college and educational field trips, teacher professional development and parent empowerment.


UW INSPIRE supports western Washington educators of pre-K through 12th grade with reciprocal research-practice partnerships, focusing on student thinking and giving educators the opportunity to learn alongside children, improving instruction and student achievement. Fueled by innovative local educators at all levels of the public-school system and supported by local philanthropists and individual donors, INSPIRE is coordinated by a team of faculty, staff and graduate students at the UW College of Education.


  • Sen. Karen Keiser (D),
    Sen. Karen Keiser (D)

    Sen. Karen Keiser (D)

  • Rep. Tina Orwall (D),
    Rep. Tina Orwall (D)

    Rep. Tina Orwall (D)

  • Rep. Mia Gregerson (D),
    Rep. Mia Gregerson (D)

    Rep. Mia Gregerson (D)