Tent City 3 campus news


  • Move-Out Day Feb 10

    Feb 1, 2018

    Your help is needed on Saturday, February 10, as Tent City 3 prepares to move to their next encampment site. The day begins at 9:30 a.m. with coffee and doughnuts in the SUB Gazebo Room. Sign up for a three-hour shift between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Please wear work clothes, gloves, and dress for the weather. Check in at the SUB Gazebo Room before each shift. For people volunteering at the next encampment site, please check in at the SUB Gazebo Room for directions and to form carpools. If you have a car and would be willing to drive people, tell the registration desk when you check in.

  • Community Potluck & Thanksgiving

    Jan 10, 2018

    Bring a dish to share and reflect on the experience with our Tent City 3 neighbors: Friday, February 9, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. in the SUB Gazebo Room.

  • Poetry Workshop with WA State Poet Laureate Claudia Castro Luna

    Jan 9, 2018

    Participate in a poetry workshop with Castro Luna and Tent City 3 residents exploring the idea of home on Friday, January 26 9:30 a.m. - noon in the Library Seminar Room.

  • Homelessness Advocacy 101 Workshop

    Jan 8, 2018

    Do you care about homelessness and want to do more, but need to know how to help? Join us for "Advocacy 101," a fun training with Nancy Amidei, on Wednesday, January 24th from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Student Union Building Gazebo Room at SPU. Pre-Register on-line: www.homelessinfo.org

  • Solving Homelessness: Best Practices for Addressing & Preventing Homelessness

    Jan 8, 2018

    Join the conversation with Seattle advocates and experts about ways to address homelessness in our city: Wednesday, January 17, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., Demaray Hall 150.

  • Move-In Day Nov 18

    Nov 3, 2017

    Join us on November 18 to help the residents of Tent City 3 move onto SPU's campus.

  • Sign up now to prepare a meal

    Oct 24, 2017

    See the latest Tent City 3 meal calendar. Find out when your help may be needed to provide a meal and sign up.

  • Why We Do This: It's a Matter of Faith

    Oct 24, 2017

    Don’t miss this panel discussion with Seattle-area homeless advocated on why they do this work: Thursday, October 26, 111:10 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Demaray Hall 150.

  • Volunteer for 2017–18 visit

    Oct 3, 2017

    Do you want to volunteer or engage with the residents of Tent City 3 during their upcoming stay on campus? Visit the Volunteer page to let us know.

  • President Martin Announces Return of Tent City 3

    Sep 29, 2017

    On September 7, 2017, SPU President Dan Martin announced to faculty and staff that Tent City 3 will be returning to campus in November. Read his message.

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