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History Café: A Historical Perspective on Homelessness in Seattle

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A panel of experts lead a discussion on the history of homelessness in Seattle. What can be learned from the past about homelessness in Seattle today? How did homelessness become a state of emergency in the city?

Panelists include:

  • Leonard Garfield, Executive Director, MOHAI
  • Sinan Demirel, Former Executive Director, ROOTS and Elizabeth Gregory Home; Writer, Crosscut
  • Colleen Echohawk, Executive Director, Chief Seattle Club
  • Tim Harris, Founding Director, Real Change
  • Catherine Hinrichsen, Director, Project on Family Homelessness, Seattle University

Cost

Free

Location: MOHAI

JOIN US ON AUGUST 21

Attend Not Your Princess to meet contemporary artists and scholars who resist colonial narratives, shatter stereotypes, and celebrate Native culture.

This free program is part of the Beyond the Frame, a community wide-initiative revisiting the photographs of Edward Curtis and Native American identity, race and resilience, and art and culture. Complimentary childcare provided with registration.

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