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Donald Morehead talks about life as a homeless person in Seattle at an event from Seattle Public Library and KUOW on June 3, 2016.
Courtesy of Seattle Public Library/Alex Garland

The Jungle is a three mile-long homeless camp under Interstate 5. It’s been in the news frequently since a deadly shooting there on January 26.

Many of us have driven over it, maybe without thinking about the hundreds of people who live there. What brought them there? What’s it like? And why do many residents prefer it to homeless shelters?

KUOw Photo/Kara McDermott

How does growth impact you?

This summer, KUOW reporters and producers will be traveling to eight neighborhoods across the Puget Sound to explore how growth is changing and challenging our region.

We want to hear about the tradeoffs, the compromises, the opportunities and threats -- how growth affects the way you live. And beyond growth, what else is happening in your neighborhood that we should know about? What's the untold story of your neighborhood?

Join us at the KUOW Listening Tour nearest to you.

A Community Talk About The Jungle

May 26, 2016
Tents lined up in the Jungle, which extends north and south under Seattle's Interstate 5 corridor.
KUOW Photo/Joshua McNichols

Friday, June 3
Seattle Public Library - Central Branch
1000 4th Ave, Seattle WA 98104 (See map
7:00-9:00 p.m. 

Free admission. 

Join KUOW for a deeper dive into the encampment called "The Jungle," including the city's efforts to clean it up, and what the alternatives are for people who live there.

Ross Reynolds interviews Mara Liasson at a KUOW event on March 31, 2016.
KUOW Photo/Bond Huberman

Ross Reynolds interviews Mara Liasson, NPR’s national political correspondent. She’s covered presidential elections since 1992 and was  NPR's White House correspondent for all eight years of the Bill Clinton administration. In this conversation on March 31, she talks about the dilemma Donald Trump poses the Republican Party and the prospects of a showdown between Trump and Hillary Clinton for president.

On March 26, Democrats will caucus in the state of Washington. Are you a Democrat, but still undecided about who to vote for in this year’s presidential election? Do you know who you’re voting for, but aren’t sure how (or why) to caucus? Is this election already becoming too much of a circus?

Don’t worry. Come to one of our UNcaucuses where we’ll be focusing on the issues, NOT the candidates.

Audience members at the 'StoryCorps' listening party in New Holly on Feb 4., 2016.
KUOW Photo/Naomi Ishisaka

Last summer the StoryCorps booth set up in Seattle’s New Holly neighborhood. More than 250 people came by to record their conversations. 

The StoryCorps 'Finding Our Way' event at The Gates Foundation, Seattle.
KUOW Photo/Caroline Dodge

When StoryCorps came to Seattle’s New Holly neighborhood last summer, people from all over the city took the opportunity to visit with a friend or family member and record a conversation. Their stories can stop you in your tracks.

Ginny Gilder
Courtesy of Ginny Gilder

On May 5, Marcie Sillman sits down with Ginny Gilder, Seattle Storm co-owner, at Town Hall to discuss her new memoir "Course Correction" and how Title IX has impacted her life.

Gilder will touch on her experiences as a female athlete and Olympian, as well as the now-famous Title IX naked protest she and her rowing teammates staged at Yale in response to what they felt was unfair treatment by the university. 

Share Your Story At Storywallahs

Mar 26, 2015

*Storywallahs, n. “Hinglish” word for “storyteller.”

seattle.gov

KUOW is co-sponsoring SDOT's visiting speakers series, "Where Are We Going? Seattle's Transportation Future." Featuring four visiting speakers from around the world, all events will be moderated by KUOW reporters.

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