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Department of Medicine

To Build A Home: Panel Discussion on Homelessness in Seattle
WhenTuesday, May 21, 2019, 7 – 9 p.m.
Description

Students from the School of Public Health will host an important panel discussion on homelesness in Seattle. Guest panelists will share their experience working to address the issue and reflect on how their different skills, perspectives and professions may contribute to an effective, interdisciplinary solution to the problem.

Panelists are:

  • Ted Virdone, policy analyst for Kshama Sawant (Seattle City Council Member)
  • Jason McGill, program coordinator at YouthCare
  • Tim Harris, founder of Real Change
  • Dr. Mary Laya, physician with UW Medicine and University District Street Medicine
  • Brad Sims, resident of Tent City 3
  • Silver Ly, program coordinator at Teen Feed
An inclusive, civic discussion is needed now more than ever due to the divisive rhetoric that is beginning to surround this issue.

Campus locationStudent Union Building (HUB)
Campus roomHUB 334
Event typesSpecial Events
Event sponsorsStudent Public Health Association, UW Tent City Collective, University District Street Medicine and UW School of Public Health students
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Target AudienceStudents, staff and faculty
Printed: Friday, July 19, 2019 at 2:51 PM PDT