New front against youth homelessness comes as other services struggle | News | dailyuw.com

BY: MAX WASSERMAN, THE DAILY

"A banjo cover of Elton John’s “Rocket Man” carried through the parking lot, an unlikely ode to the newest effort to alleviate homelessness in the U-District.

That effort, the Doorway Project, aims to establish a community hub for homeless youth. The UW-led initiative of students, faculty, and community service providers, will host quarterly pop-up cafes before setting up a permanent location that doubles as a navigation center, connecting homeless youth with local services. 

The first pop-up took place this Sunday in the U Heights Community Center parking lot where...'CONTINUE READING