Nancy A. Parkes
Evergreen State College
Materials Contributed through SERC-hosted Projects
"Suburban Nation" and a Service-Learning Project on Homelessness part of Curriculum for the Bioregion:Courses
In the interdisciplinry program, "Suburban Nation," a small group of students joined the City of Olympia's public/non-profit/faith community/business community effort to conduct the annual Homeless Census. In the process, they examined who is homeless and why, and how communities can respond to the complex problems associated with poverty and homeless.