Environmental Works News July 2018

Happy summer!  This month we highlight the City of Seattle’s Equitable Development Initiative Fund, which recently awarded $5.5 million to ten underserved communities working to retain a presence for everyone during this period of severe displacement; and the recent Imagine Africatown Design Weekend.  And please check out recent highlights from our social media for construction […]

Environmental Works News May 2018

Read on to learn more about exciting developments to strengthen African American community and presence in Seattle, community ideas for the future of 15th Avenue East on Capitol Hill, and EW’s 2018 GiveBIG campaign to support research that improves permanent supportive housing! Affordable Housing Week Presentation with Evelyn Thomas Allen This May 14-18 marked the Housing […]

Environmental Works News March 2018

This month we’re focusing on Seattle’s Housing Affordability and Living Agenda (HALA) and Mandatory Housing Affordability (MHA) rezoning. And, EW has a busy schedule of great activities coming up this spring.  Please read on to learn more, and mark your calendar to join us! HALA/MHA Upcoming EW Events: EW at UW Headlines, Earth Day Celebration, […]

Environmental Works News January 2018

Best wishes from Environmental Works for a happy and healthy 2018! If your New Year’s resolutions include doing more to help others in our community, read on for a discussion of food bank design, and how you can support food security for all in Washington. Food Security and Food Bank Design in Washington In Case […]

Environmental Works News November 2017

Happy winter from Environmental Works! Please join us in kicking off the season by celebrating #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving, on November 28, when we’ll welcome visitors to Fire Station 7’s patio for hot cider, food drive donations, and our #UNSelfie booth. We also have updates to share on several exciting EW projects at […]

Environmental Works News October 2017

Please enjoy Environmental Works’ new video! In this issue we share our new video and recent social media highlights.  We are also shining a light on community action agencies, the amazing anti-poverty organizations that partner with low-income individuals to design and provide the services they need to succeed. Environmental Works’ New Video Spotlight on Community […]

Environmental Works News July 2017

Unfortunately, for every $100 increase in median rent, the number of people experiencing homelessness increases by 15%. On January 27, 2017, the day of this year’s point-in-time count, 11,643 people in Seattle and King County were living in non-permanent locations including parks, vehicles, and shelters.  Approximately 55% of them were people of color, and 13% […]

Environmental Works News April 2017

Happy Earth Day! And thank you for your ongoing interest in community design for Washington nonprofits serving people in need. Read on for updates on an exciting new project with Community House in Seattle’s Central District; and news on our 2017 GiveBig partner, St. Vincent de Paul-Georgetown. And please join us for our annual Earth […]

Environmental Works News March 2017

Environmental Works Community Design Center thanks you for your ongoing interest in community design for Washington nonprofits serving people in need. Read on for updates on some of our current projects. And please join us for our hosted after-work get-together in downtown Seattle in a few weeks, EW’s Community Design Downtown Happy Hour on March […]