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Homelessness in Seattle: Destitute Poverty in a City of Affluence

Covers the landscape and types of homelessness in Seattle and beyond. Topics include: causes and health consequences of homelessness, the role of destitute poverty in the loss of housing stability, history and politics of homelessness in Seattle, the effects of COVID-19 on homeless policy, hearing the voices of the unhoused, activism, shaming and saviorism, and solutions, big and small. May only be taken for credit once.

Credits Planned Offerings Program(s) Funding
1/3, max. 3 Win 2024 MPH tuition-based