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#SDF2015 DESIGN FOR EQUITY  |  SEPTEMBER 12-25

Block Party
Saturday, September 12 - Sunday September 13, 10am - 6pm
Occidental Park, 300 Occidental Ave S. 98104

PARK(ing) Day
Friday, September 18, 10am - 7pm
Citywide

Conference
Saturday, September 19, 930am - 6pm
Seattle Central Public Library, 1000 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104

Partner Programs
Daily
Citywide 

Closing Party
Friday, September 25
Surface Theory, 536 1st Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98104 

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Wednesday, September 23 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm
WORKSHOP - The Equity Drafting Table

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What will it take to make Seattle inclusive and robust for all?

The International Living Future Institute presents the Equity Drafting Table, an interactive event located at the Bullitt Center on Capitol Hill.

Neighbors from across the city, including partners from Sustainable SeattleFeet FirstSeattle Architecture Foundation (SAF) and King County will gather over refreshments provided by Fremont Brewing to explore strategies for making Seattle a thriving place for everyone.

Through a self-guided tour, attendees will engage with thought-provoking questions on topics of equity, privilege and green building. As you move about the space, you'll share insights to these inquiries in writing, pictures and conversation. You'll also discover a few of our programs, including the Living Community Challenge, and how we're collaborating with the First Hill neighborhood to bring some of these ideas into action. 

Stay for a beverage or the entire event—all ages and expertise are welcome. More info here.

Register here. 

The Bullitt Center is ADA accessible. Baby changing stations are available in both male and female restrooms. The program content will be designed to be accessible for all ages and abilities. 


Program Partners
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King County

King County government is engaging with employees and partners from the business, philanthropy, public and community/civic sectors to contribute to the development of an Equity and Social Justice (ESJ) Strategic Plan. Through mutual creation by county government, our employees and the broader community, the ESJ Strategic Plan will impact lives and change inequities by focusing on institutional policies, practices and systems... Read More →
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Feet First

Feet First, a Seattle-based non-profit, works to make our communities more walkable throughout Washington and encourages all of us to walk more. Places for people to walk matters. We all know that walking is one of the best ways to stay healthy, reduce pollution, and avoid traffic. It’s also one of the best ways to connect with cool people and great places. Whether we are commuting to work or school, meeting friends, running errands, or... Read More →
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Seattle Architecture Foundation

Seattle Architecture Foundation
The Seattle Architecture Foundation connects people to the architecture, design and history of Seattle. We provide entertaining workshops, dynamic tours, educational seminars and enthusiastic community advocacy. Through our programs and civic engagement, SAF will empower you to make a difference in your community.
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International Living Future Institute

The International Living Future Institute (ILFI) is a hub for visionary programs. ILFI administer the Living Building Challenge, the built environment's most rigorous and ambitious performance standard. ILFI is the parent organization for Cascadia Green Building Council and the home to Ecotone Publishing, a unique publishing house dedicated to telling the story of the green building movement's pioneering thinkers and practitioners. By embracing... Read More →
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Sustainable Seattle

Sustainable Seattle is focused on the long-term resilience of the Puget Sound Region. The organization spearheads the PNW Resilience Challenge, a multi-year cross-sector initiative aimed at enhancing regional resilience in the face of accelerating urban growth and increasing threats from climate, earthquake, and other disruptions. Our on-the-ground work reflects these goals, engaging our lower income and industrial area citizens to make plans for... Read More →
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University of Washington

College of Built Environments, Department of Architecture
The Department of Architecture, within the UW's College of Built Environments, is a community of educators, scholars, and practitioners. We value excellence in teaching, research, and interdisciplinary collaboration, and believe that design has the power to reflect an ideal world. | | Gould Hall Court • 3950 University Way NE • Seattle WA 98105



Wednesday September 23, 2015 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Bullitt Center 1501 East Madison Street, Seattle, WA 98122