Student Leaders: Urban Involvement
What is UI?
Urban Involvement connects SPU students to a variety of community organizations through weekly service teams and quarterly immersion experiences.
Find an Urban Involvement team
Urban Plunge is a five-day immersion experience designed to give participants a taste of what it is like to be homeless and what resources are available to Seattle's homeless population.
Interested in Urban Involvement? Contact the UI Core.
Volunteers are needed for Neighborhood House's summer programming in White Center. The program will be 3-4 hours per day, Monday-Friday, and will include games, some reading time indoors, arts and crafts, and more! Program runs late June - late August. For more information contact Leah Montague: firstname.lastname@example.org
Union Gospel Mission Youth Services
UGM's Run to Win summer camp will engage 300 elementary school students in sports activities July 1-3, 12:30-4:30 PM. Volunteers, with or without athletic ability, are needed. For more information contact Daniel Kessler: email@example.com
Urban Involvement Media
Urban Plunge Featured on KIRO Radio
Urban Plunge was featured on KIRO News Radio in Spring, 2013. Read the story online.
Homelessness: Myth and Reality
Presenters from New Horizons, Compass Housing Alliance and Operation Nightwatch explain their work with Seattle’s homeless community and address commonly-held myths about homelessness in this forum, available on I-Tunes University.
The Urban Involvement Experience
Urban Involvement connects SPU students to the Seattle community in exciting, meaningful ways. Students Marissa Ukosakul and Sarah Lindell share their experience with Mekong Kids Tutoring in this short video.
News and Events
Summer Volunteer Project
Find a summer volunteer project with our partners Neighborhood House (Leah Montague, firstname.lastname@example.org) or UGM Youth Services (Daniel Kessler, email@example.com).
Where do UI teams serve?
Cultural Companions, EYFO
Mary's Place, Rainier Beach, YROC, Hope Place, Remix, UGM Men