Community Partners

Making A Difference:
Geography Department Community Partners, 2011-12

During 2011-12 , Geography majors used internships, volunteering, and research opportunities to make substantive contributions to the following organizations—or received invaluable research assistance from these organization.  We are enormously proud of our faculty and students for their demonstrated commitment to public service, on such projects as  refugee relief, tutoring in elementary and high schools, making critical maps used in public decision-making and health care service provision, and helping out in food banks and immigrant service organizations


Asian Counseling And Referral Service

Atlantic Street Center

Bellevue Public Works Department

Cascade Land Conservancy

Cesar Chavez Village

Chinese Information Service Center

Church of Mary Magdalene & Mary’s Place Day Center For Homeless Women

Coalition For Refugees fromBurma

Cocoon House

CommunityAlliancefor Global Justice Edmonds Planning Dept.

Dunlop Elementary, Seattle

East African Community Services

Fare Start

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Hamilton International Middle School,Seattle

Hawthorne Elementary School, Seattle

Health Sciences and Human Services High School,Seattle

Hope Eritrean Social Services

Horn of AfricaServices

Interim Community Development Association (ICDA)

King County Assessor’s Office

King County Dept. Natural Resources & Parks

King County GIS Center

King County Needle Exchange
King County Senior Services/Meals on Wheels

Lifelong AIDSAlliance


Miller Park Neighborhood Association

Olympic Hills Elementary School, Seattle

People For Puget Sound

Pike Market Senior Center and Food Bank

Pinehurst K-8 School, Seattle

Puget SoundRegional Council

Rainier Valley Foodbank

Rainier Vista Housing Project

Refugee Women’sAlliance

Sandpoint Elementary School, Seattle

SeaMar Community Health Clinic

Seattle Genealogical Society

Seattle Public Utilities

Seattle Tilth Association

City of Seattle Parks & Recreation Dept.

Solid Ground-Lettuce Link

Somali Community Services Coalition

Sound Transit

SpatialDev, Seattle

Thurston County Regional Planning Council

Union Gospel Mission

University District Food Bank

UW Capital Projects Office

UW Dream Project

UW Farm

UW Landscape Architecture Dept.

UW Libraries

UW Pipeline Project

UW Student Food Coop

UW Urban Planning Department

US Dept. of Housing & Urban Development

US Environmental Protection Agency

Washington Association of Churches

Washington Park Arboretum

Washington StateLegislature

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