Category Archives: Community Involvement

Summer Internship Opportunities in Housing

Calling all students interested in social media, content creation, design, and community impact! Humble Design is seeking interns to support our mission.  Humble Design is a Seattle-based nonprofit that works with individuals, families, and veterans who are transitioning from homelessness … Continue reading

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Going Public: Advocacy, Activism, and Building Trust Conference (May 19 & 20)

Research is rarely performed in isolation, or wholly within the bounds of the university. Back for its fourth year, the 2021 Going Public event explores the overlap between research, activism, and advocacy with a special focus on building trust with … Continue reading

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Paid, Full-time Summer Internship for Social Justice (Deadline: 5/7)

The Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO has a great upcoming opportunity for students interested in working with the labor movement. Union Summer is a seven week, fully paid ($17.00/hour) internship in the Seattle area that provides experiences in the daily work … Continue reading

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LSJ Alumni Panel: Nonprofit & Government Careers

Join the annual LSJ Social Services and Government Panel on May 6th from 5:30-7pm PST via Zoom! Five terrific LSJ alumni (see bios below) will discuss how and why they decided to pursue nonprofit or government work as well as … Continue reading

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Be The Match Panel Event featuring Dr. Harris

Over the last year we have all come to realize that caring for each other is vitally important. One real, tangible, and often-overlooked way to help someone else is to participate in a bone marrow registry. Filling out a bit … Continue reading

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Applications Open Now!: Building A Movement Labor Internship and Scholarships/Fellowships

The Building A Movement (BAM) Labor Internship is a paid internship program that connects undergraduate students at the University of Washington with the local labor movement, through partnerships with community organizations engaged with this work on a variety of levels. Students who are invested … Continue reading

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History Café: The Important Connections Between Health and Homelessness

Date: Wednesday, March 17, 2021Time: 6:30 pmCost: FreeRSVP Learn about the history of health and homelessness in Seattle as author, nurse, and public health researcher Josephine Ensign shares information from her new book, Skid Road: On the Frontier of Health and … Continue reading

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Live in the 98118 or 98108 zip codes? If so, your opinion matters!

Othello-UW Commons is a learning and collaboration space for students, staff, faculty and community members. The goal of the Commons is to build connections between Southeast Seattle and the UW, create opportunities for students to get more involved, and have … Continue reading

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Story Editor Opportunity

In partnership with the Campus Sustainability Fund, the UW Resilience Lab awards Seed Grants to support resilience- and compassion-building initiatives that foster connection and community. The Komorebi Project is one among the grants selected this year to pursue and fulfill … Continue reading

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Do Something Meaningful with your Spring Break!

Literacy Arts Alternative Spring Break brings together teams of undergraduates to work remotely with K-12 students across rural and tribal Washington on creative story-telling projects about their communities and their lives during a winter quarter seminar and spring break. Undergrads will … Continue reading

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