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Displaced WACh and Increased Social and Health Vulnerability Across the Life Course 133

William H. Gates Hall

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

This session will describe the socioeconomic factors that lead to migration of unaccompanied minors, and the services and legal protections for children who are detained in immigration facilities, enter the state/federal social support system, and remain at increased risk of victimization.

Social Justice Tuesday-Working with Homeless Youth in Seattle

William H. Gates Hall
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Working with Homeless Youth in Seattle

Presented by: Street Youth Legal Advocates of Washington

The panel will discuss the challenges of working with homeless youth in the Seattle area. Their experiences include running programs for homeless youth, the mental health aspects of homelessness, and legislative advocacy. They will speak about the legal and non-legal issues facing homeless youth in Seattle, the organizations they work with, and how we as students can help.

• Ellen Sims, Divine Roots Wellness
• Hickory Gateless, Center for Children and Youth Justice
• Katara Jordan, Columbia Legal Services

If you would like lunch please RSVP via Symplicity or gatespsl@u.washington.edu
by 12:00 pm Monday, January 26. No RSVP for lunch accepted after 12:00 pm.