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WASLA | Call for Design Leads – Empowering BIPOC Youth: Pathways to Sustainable Design Futures

For the next cohort UWASLA Youth Outreach; Empowering BIPOC Youth: Pathways to Sustainable Design Futures, will be working with DRCC Youth Corps on a series of events to redesign Jack Block Park. We are looking for people interested in joining the events to lead the youth in the process of design. Please refer to the flyer for more information regarding the project. A LOOK INSIDE THE PROJECT: In the month of May, Empowering BIPOC Youth: Pathways to Sustainable Design Futures, will…

APWA (American Public Works Association) UW Chapter Officer Openings

Why join us? Opportunities to develop relationships with local professionals in the field of public works to not only understand future career opportunities but also get direct leads on employment! We also host resume reviews as well as networking sessions and tours to public works sites like the UW Power Plant and SeaTac International Airport. The field of public works is vast and includes all aspects of civil engineering, environmental science and engineering, construction management, and public administration. The Washington…

Perlego $20,000 scholarship

The applications for 2022 open today (April 18th). The deadline is August 20th. These are the scholarship details: One grand prize winner will receive a scholarship of $5,000/year for 4 years of college/university. In addition they will receive a 1-3 month internship after graduation. Scholarship is open to current high school and college students meeting the following criteria: Interested in/studying technology, computer science, or engineering Minimum GPA: 3.0 Interested students can go here to learn more: https://www.perlego.com/mission-scholarship-bursary-programme

Introducing Ride Now!

Ride Now offers on-demand rides to eligible riders by providing ride vouchers up to $20 in value through Uber, Lyft or Yellow Cab to anywhere they want to go. While you don’t have to live in Seattle to use the service, your trip does have to start or end in the Seattle city limits. Riders can claim up to six $20 Ride Now vouchers per month (three roundtrips).   Riders can use the vouchers to connect to a transit hub or…

LAVENDER GRADUATION!

It’s that time of year again… LAVENDER GRADUATION! In honor of the amazing accomplishments our 2SLGBTQIA+ community members and students have achieved, we proudly celebrate YOU! To our soon-to-be graduates, don’t forget to register for Lavender Graduation 2022. Registration for the event closes this Friday, April 15th, at midnight. ** This event is open to all currently enrolled graduating UW students across the tri-campuses ** Our Program of Events is as follows… Join us, May 31st through June 4th for Lavender Graduation HYPE Week! There…

Grounding the Green New Deal: A Summit on Design, Policy, and Advocacy

April 9, 12-5pm*  National Building Museum, 401 F St NW, Washington, DC *Doors open at 11am for pre-event exhibit and networking. There will be a post-summit reception until 7pm. More panelists confirmed! Hear from influential leaders working on issues of climate and equity: Bryan Lee Jr, Kate Orff, Colette Pichon Battle, Nikil Saval, Billy Fleming, Dana Bourland, Anne Whiston Spirn, and more. There is an essential role for the built environment disciplines to play in addressing the climate crisis and translating the…

UNDOCU WEEK

Undocu Week Leadership Without Borders March 7-11, 2022 | 5-7 PM Undocu Week is hosted by Leadership Without Borders (LWB) and consists of a series of weeklong events that provide knowledge, resources and more to the UW community and beyond! This is the week’s itinerary—all events will be from 5-7pm in the ECC Unity Suite! There will be fun prizes at select events that include Undocu Week swag, music, food and more! We welcome everyone to join us as immigration is an intersectional issue…

CALL FOR REVIEWERS – Empowering BIPOC Youth: Pathways to Sustainable Design Futures

This school year the Landscape Architecture Department received a SEED Grant to work with the youth of surrounding communities of the Duwamish River on a landscape architecture mock studio. The project outlines that UWASLA Youth Outreach Coordinator and volunteers will engage students around questions of public space, ecology, and social justice. The studio will serve as a space for youth to reflect on the traumatic effects of living near a Superfund Site while generating awareness of the importance of maintaining…