Student Leaders: Urban Involvement

What is UI?

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Urban Involvement connects SPU students to a variety of community organizations through weekly service teams and quarterly immersion experiences.

UI is facilitated by student leaders, supported through the Associated Students of Seattle Pacific (ASSP), and under the mentorship of John Perkins Center staff.


Get Involved!

Looking for a place to engage? 

Join one of our Urban Involvement teams.
Mekong Kids

Which UI team fits your interests and time? 

2017-18 Urban Involvement Site Partners


Urban Plunge

Urban Plunge is a five-day immersion experience designed to help participants encounter people's stories and learn what resources are available to Seattle's homeless population.

Winter 2017 Urban Plunge:  December 8 - 12

Applications due November 6.

Questions?  Contact Plunge Coordinator Joseph Roberts (

Interested in Urban Involvement? Contact the UI Core.

News and Events


Spend winter quarter serving with UI

Find a UI team to serve with in the Seattle area.  Contact a team leader for more info.

Where do UI teams serve?


Pike Place Community Dinners

Rainier Beach High School



Bridge Care Center



Neighborhood House



White Center Remix

Urban Impact ECC



UGM Hope Place

Cultural Companions

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