Category Archives: Community Involvement

Be The Match – UW Focus Group

Be The Match is coming to UW on February 5th to learn from students how we can better serve our community! Be the Match is a global organization that works to help people of color and those with mixed racial … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

Each year, the University of Washington – in partnership with United Way of King County – hosts the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, an event that engages nearly three thousand volunteers in day-long service projects throughout King County. … Continue reading

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Winter 2019 Course – Are Do-Gooders doing Good?

Each quarter, the Carlson Leadership and Public Service Center offers a variety of courses for students who are involved in or curious about community-based engagement. This Winter, they will be offering “Are Do Gooders Doing Good? Critical Perspectives on Civic … Continue reading

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UW Sociologists Help End Death Penalty in Washington State

As some of you may have heard, recently the Washington Supreme Court ruled that the Death Penalty violates the state constitution’s prohibition against “cruel punishment” because “it is imposed in an arbitrary and racially biased manner.” At the very core of … Continue reading

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Week 4 in the world of UW Sociology

Happy Monday everyone! I hope you’ve all managed to find your way to campus in the dense fog that has descended on the area. Keep your eyes peeled – between Halloween next week and the fog’s ambient creepiness, I’m going … Continue reading

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The Whole U Event: Be The Match

Join The Whole U and expert panelists in exploring the role race plays in medicine and the essential need for multiethnic donors and donors of color worldwide at a free screening of Mixed Match on November 5 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at … Continue reading

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Imagine Mobility Ideathon

Do YOU want to help design the future of transportation in Seattle? From 2019-2021, Seattle will enter a “Period of Maximum Constraint” This is a critical transition point when the transportation infrastructure we have cannot yet meet the needs of the … Continue reading

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