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The Homeless Crisis – Construction Career Awareness through Community Building


ROOM 406


Homelessness is a crisis, not just in Seattle but around the region. Hear how providing opportunities for the community and employers to partner with pre-apprenticeship programs, employers and community partners to learn skills while providing some solutions to this crisis. Hear from pre-apprenticeship programs the impact on students, Low-Income Housing Institute and Saw Horse Revolution as partners, understand what foreclosure alternatives are available.

Moderator: Melinda Nichols

Panelists: Sarah Smith, Sawhorse Revolution; Alice Lockridge; Lawrence Willis, Seattle Vocational Institute; Isaia Vimoto, Department of Veterans Affairs.