Urban Involvement

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 under the mentorship of John Perkins Center staff and partnered with the Associated Students of Seattle Pacific (ASSP), 

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Get involved!

Looking for a place to engage? From joining a community dinner to tutoring elementary students to befriending an immigrant family, and more, you’ll find a UI team that fits your interests and time.

Urban Involvement offers eleven weekly team opportunities to connect students to Seattle-area community-serving programs.

Which UI team fits your interests and time? Click on the team name for more details, student leader contact information, and day/time information.

2020–21 partners

Join an Urban Involvement Team.


Follow us:

Instagram:  @urban_involvement


John Perkins talks to SPU students

About John Perkins

Born into a life of poverty in Mississippi, John M. Perkins became one of the leading Evangelical voices to come out of the American civil rights movement.

JPC staff directory

A list of Seattle Pacific’s John Perkins Center staff in one convenient place.