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Thu, Aug 08


University Heights Center

Vehicle Residency - A Community Conversation

With skyrocketing costs of living in Seattle, residential displacement is an issue that affects us all. This event features a panel of experts and those with lived experience to discuss vehicle residency. UHeights invites all members of the community to listen and join in the conversation.

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Vehicle Residency - A Community Conversation

Time & Location

Aug 08, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

University Heights Center, 5031 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105, USA

About the Event

What Does Your Home Look Like?

With skyrocketing costs of living in Seattle, residential displacement is an issue that affects us all. UHeights invites you to join us in a U District Community Conversation about Understanding and Responding to Vehicle Residency in our community.

The conversation will be led by a panel of experts as well as those with lived experience and moderated by Arthur Padilla, Interim Executive Director of ROOTS. Arthur has worked with homeless populations and devoted himself to a wide variety of youth development programs. He is trained in counseling psychology and has been an anti-oppression trainer.

Our panelists include:

Council Member Teresa Mosqueda (At Large);

Council Member Abel Pacheco (District 4);

Josephine Ensign, Professor, University of Washington, School of Nursing, Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, Director of the Doorway Project;

Rev. Bill Kirlin-Hackett, Director, The Interfaith Task Force on Homelessness In residence at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, Scofflaw Mitigation Project;

Tyreesha Jenkins, Artist, UHeights and Coyote Central staff, brings lived experience;

Graham Pruss, UW Gradate Student in the Dept. of Anthropology with over 10 years of research on vehicle residency, homelessness, critical narratives, public policy and outreach to marginalized people in the US.

This event is open to the public, all are welcome. Free Parking is available and Light Fare will be offered at the event.

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