Livable City Year

April 15, 2017

Livable City Year celebration event May 24

Spring CelebrationLivable City Year spring celebration

Join faculty and students from the University of Washington and representatives from the City of Auburn for an event celebrating the successful completion of the UW Livable City Year inaugural partnership between the UW and Auburn.

When: May 24th, 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Where: Auburn Community & Event Center, 910 Ninth St SE, Auburn

What: The University of Washington and the City of Auburn partnered this academic year for the first Livable City Year, a cross-university collaboration connecting local governments with UW classes to address community-identified areas of need. UW students and professors worked with Auburn throughout the year on projects to advance the city’s goals for livability and sustainability.

This celebration will feature poster presentations and discussions by students who worked on Livable City Year projects with Auburn this year. Speakers will include Livable City Year faculty directors Branden Born, an associate professor in the Department of Urban Design and Planning, and Jennifer Otten, an assistant professor in the School of Public Health, as well as Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus, and Urban@UW Director Thaisa Way.

There will be light refreshments available.

Please RSVP to by May 12.

The UW’s Livable City Year program is led by faculty directors Branden Born with the Department of Urban Design and Planning and Jennifer Otten with the School of Public Health, in collaboration with UW Sustainability and Urban@UW, and with foundational support from the Association of Washington Cities, the UW College of Built Environments and Undergraduate Academic Affairs.