Making Democracy Work

Facing Pierce County Homelessness: Creating HomeFULLness

Community forum on April 28, 2018 at Tacoma Convention Center

This community forum is intended to educate the public about homelessness countywide. Homelessness is an emergency that is growing continuously. It is invisible; we only see about 5% of the people who are experiencing homelessness, and those we don't see are not people we normally think of as people who would be experiencing homelessness.

The forum is intended to inspire community action countywide to mitigate the effects of poverty, which is the cause of homelessness

Participants may attend any or all of the sessions.

Take a look at the program here. Details will be added as they are available.

This is a free event, and advance registration is not required. However, your registration will help assure that we plan adequately for everyone who will be attending. Register at

There will be 15-minute breaks between panels at this forum. There will not be a lunch break per se. Since this event is free of charge, there will not be meals provided for the attendees. However, there will be a concession cart with these offerings; or attendees may wish to visit nearby restaurants.

The Tacoma Convention Center is located at 1500 Commerce St., Tacoma WA 98402. Check this site for parking, light rail and other directions to get there: