Spring Quarter Events and Seminars

Events:

Panel discussion: How Shifting Federal Priorities Impact the Poor

DATE: Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
TIME: 5:00-6:30 PM
PLACE: Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute

Join the West Coast Poverty Center and the UW School of Social Work for a panel presentation with UW School of Social work faculty members Jennifer Romich and Gunnar Almgren and community leaders Nicole Keenan (Fair Work Center), Aiko Schaefer (communities of Color for Climate Justice), Ander Lofton (Seattle Housing Authority) and Gordon McHenry, Jr. (Solid Ground)--with opening remarks by School of Social Work Dean Eddie Uehara--spotlighting proposed changes in federal priorties and the impact those changes may have on the lives of Americans, especially the poor.
Refreshments provided. Free and open to the public. Please register HERE.

 

 

 

Spring 2017 Seminar Series:

Monday, April 3rd
"Rental Market Discrimination and the Housing Choice Voucher Program"
KATHLEEN MOORE
, Evans School of Public Policy & Governance, University of Washington
12:30-1:30 p.m. School of Social Work, Room 305
*Q&A until 2:00 p.m*

Monday, April 10th
"Home Safe Home: Permanent Supportive Housing for Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence"
ANDREA HETLING
, Public Policy, Rutgers University
12:30-1:30 p.m. School of Social Work, Room 305
*Q&A until 2:00 p.m*

Monday, April 24th
"Poverty, Inequality, and Health: What it Means to Your Health to be Poor"
LAURA LEIN
, Social Work, University of Michigan
12:30-1:30 p.m. School of Social Work, Room 305
*Q&A until 2:00 p.m*
*Co-Sponsor with Urban@UW*

Friday, May 5th
Panel Discussion with Robert Plotnick "Poverty, Policy, and Demography”
ROBERT PLOTNICK
, Evans School of Public Policy & Governance, University of Washington
12:30-1:30 p.m. 120 Communications
*Co-Sponsor with CSDE*

Monday, May 15th
"Seattle’s Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) Program: Overview and Lessons Learned from 5 Years on the Ground"
A Panel Discussion featuring Lisa Daugaard, Public Defenders Office; Natalie Walton Anderson, King County prosecuting attorney; Seema Clifasefi, LEAD evaluation; Cathy Speelmon, LEAD case manager
12:30-1:30 p.m. School of Social Work, Room 305
*Q&A until 2:00 p.m*

View the Seminar Archive to learn about past presentations.