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 […]

Environmental Works News December 2016

Environmental Works Community Design Center thanks you for supporting community design for nonprofits in Washington State this year! To brighten your holiday season, we offer these updates on some of our current projects. Beautiful Expanded Home for Country Doctor Community Clinic Serving Those Who Serve: Devoe II Veterans Housing Support EW’s Community Design Fund! Nominate […]

Environmental Works News October 2016

Thank you for your support of nonprofit Community Design Center Environmental Works! This support enables us to continue empowering Washington’s people and communities in need, and designing the spaces they need to succeed. People and Places Matter! A New Temporary Housing Resource: The Tiny House Assembly Guide Design in Action: EW and The Brighton Community […]

environmental WORKS News December 2015

environmental WORKS News December 2015 Brender Creek Solid & Secure Seasonal Homes for Farmworkers Near the confluence of the Wenatchee and Columbia rivers, where the mountains of the Central Cascades give way to orchards, Brender Creek winds its way quietly through the nooks and crannies of the valley in the town of Cashmere. Hot sun […]

2014-2015 Annual Report

environmental WORKS Community Design Center: Celebrating 45 Years of Community Design 2015 marks the 45th anniversary of Environmental Works – quite a milestone for an organization that started with the idea that by working with communities, together we can create spaces and places that empower, connect, and create vitality. We’ve learned many lessons in our […]

environmental WORKS Celebrates 45 Years!

Earth Day 2015 marks Environmental Works’ 45th Anniversary! We were established in 1970, the same year of the first Earth Day. To mark this momentous occasion, we handed out daffodils to our neighbors, just as our founders did when they opened Environmental Works 45 years ago!  Read on for a story about the opening from […]