admin by David VS Wayblaze | 22 Nov 2017
Housing Choice,Social Inclusion

Teenagers that built tiny homes for the homeless in Seattle


With help from a non-profit organization called Sawhorse Revolution and advice from professional engineers, architects, and builders, a group of teenagers built eleven tiny homes for the Nickelsville Homeless Community Network in Seattle.  The Network coordinates a number of self-governing homeless encampments on city-sanctioned land.  Through this work  the teenagers learned not just about construction methods but also about the issues faced by the homeless in their community. A significant portion of the funds raised for the project were contributed through two crowdfunding campaigns.

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