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Bus Routes

We highly encourage sustainable transporation methods such as bussing.
The Sound Transit Link Light Rail as well as King County Metro routes #50, #60, and #36 are all within walking distance to the Beacon Food Forest Site.

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Driving Directions

We are located in the North Beacon Hill area, less than 5miles south of I-90 and directly east of the West Seattle Bridge.
The Beacon Food Forest site is adjacent to Jefferson Park on 15th AVE S and S. Dakota St in Seattle, WA.

I-5 Southbound

Take exit #163A and keep left toward Columbian Way

I-5 Northbound

Take exit #163, keep right Columbian Way
Once off the exit:
• Stay on Columbian Way, which will merge onto 15th AVE S.
• Turn left onto S. Dakota St
• Past 16th AVE S, there is parking available in the lot adjacent to the park.

Location

Address

15th Avenue South & South Dakota Street
Seattle, WA 98108

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Forks up to our friends at InterChange Media for the awesome video!

Music composed by Erica Hilario. Special thanks to Glenn Herlihy one of the co-founders who spent a lot of time helping us create the video. Thanks also to Jacqueline Cramer, Giovanni Dellino, Barbara Jefferson, Margaret Harrison and to everyone involved with the project.

Work parties are family friendly events that involve a diverse community of all ages in a huge variety of tasks at the Beacon Food Forest site.

There is no registration required. Parties generally run between 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Please bring work gloves, water, and a $2 to $5 donation for lunch.

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Collaborative Social Change photo

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Collaborative Social Change

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From 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.

In this course we will explore connections between ecological sustainability and social justice. We will ask how we, as change-seekers of all backgrounds and experiences, can work together to build communities that better serve human and ecological needs. Students will work closely with one another in hands-on learning communities, and will come away with a new set of tools and practices for leading effective change. This course is centered around two core principles (social justice and sustainability) and one guiding philosophy (that the issues we face and our efforts to address them are all deeply interconnected). In the first half of the course, we will seek connections between issues of justice--including climate, environmental, racial, gender, queer, indigenous, socio-economic justice, and more--and will look for connections in the movements that seek to address these issues. Each of us has a unique justice lens, and all are encouraged to bring their own perspectives and passions to the discussion. The second half of the course explores practices for leading change from an individual to a societal level, and each class seeks to add new tools for collaborating, leading, and organizing others in change efforts. Key Concepts: Social Justice, Sustainability, Systems Thinking, Social Permaculture, Reflective Practice, Collaborative Leadership, Intersectionality, Community Empowerment, Social Constructionist Change Model We will meet on Wednesday evenings from 6-8PM each week from June 29th to August 31st.

Location: S. Dakota Street and 16th Avenue South