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      Civic Boot Camp: Homelessness, Friday, September 27th, 2019 in Seattle


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      September 27, 2019

      Friday   9:00 AM

      220 2nd Ave S
      Seattle, Washington 98104

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      Civic Boot Camp: Homelessness, Friday, September 27th, 2019

      Discover How Seattle Is Taking on the Homelessness Crisis and What You Can Do to Help Understand the complex history, examine the dynamic solutions, and learn how you can take action towards ending the housing and homelessness crisis in Seattle.  Pricing  $250 - Single ticket (includes breakfast, full lunch, and afternoon snacks) To encourage connections across political, cultural and economic boundaries, Seattle CityClub provides scholarships for up to 20% of the participants in each Civic Boot Camp session. Apply today!  CityClub organizational members receive 15% off. Email us for the discount code. For group pricing email Program Coordinator Jeff Carter or call 206.682.7395 x 106. What You'll Do: Listen to presentations about historical and current perspectives on the homelessness crisis in Seattle. Tour local organizations and social services assisting the homeless population, including Bread of Life Mission, Downtown Emergency Services Center, Compass Housing Alliance and Union Gospel Mission. Attend panel presentations and/or group discussions with local leaders about the homelessness crisis. Participate in a solutions-oriented workshop. You'll Hear From: Kira Zylstra, Acting Director, All Home King County Jonathan Martin, Editor, Seattle Times Storyteller from Path with Art Speaker from Real Change Shkelqim Kelmendi, Executive Director, Housing Connector Jessica McCoy, Chief of Staff and Operations, Samaritan Richard McAdams, Outreach Administrator, Union Gospel Mission Rex Holbein, Founding Executive Director, Facing Homelessness Sergeant Eric Zerr, Seattle Police Department, Navigation Team You'll Learn About: The historic and current context for the housing and homelessness crisis in Pioneer Square. The demographics, challenges and myths of Seattle's homeless population. The impact of policies, programs and new development on the homeless population.    Nonprofit and social service programs in Pioneer Square and how they are addressing homelessness. About Civic Boot Camp Civic Boot Camp is an immersive, full-day program designed to give participants the tools to take action in the community. You'll have the opportunity to: Connect with local leaders Network with professionals from all sectors Team-build Learn about our region's history Learn about local solutions Take action towards increasing the civic health of the region

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