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History Café: A Historical Perspective of Homelessness in Seattle Wednesday, Mar. 15, 2017, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
History Café: A Historical Perspective of Homelessness in Seattle
Event typeLibrary Program
Wherenon-library location
Non-Library LocationMuseum of History and Industry (MOHAI) | 860 Terry Ave N. Seattle WA 98109
AudienceTeens, Adults
LanguageEnglish
SummaryJoin a lively discussion about history on the third Wednesday of the month at MOHAI's Museum Cafe. History Cafe is co-presented with MOHAI, The Seattle Public Library, and HistoryLink.org.
DescriptionA 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
NotesLibrary events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.
Contact InfoQuick Information 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian
Room CapacitySpace is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.
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