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BUILDING LGBTQ COMMUNITY

Welcome to Pride Place

The landmark Aging with Pride study led by Karen Fredriksen Goldsen, School of Social Work professor, played a key role in the state’s first LGBTQ senior housing community. Known as Pride Place, the Capitol Hill building will house the GenPRIDE Center on the ground floor.

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RESEARCH UPDATES

Legalizing marijuana use

A five-year study to evaluate the long-term results of legalizing nonmedical marijuana and the impact on teens, young adults and parents, led by the School’s Social Development Research Group, just received $3 million in federal funding.

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ALUMNI NEWS

Leaving a lasting legacy

Dorothy Hollingsworth (MSW ’59), education pioneer and community advocate, died July 26 at 101. The 1997 recipient of the School’s Moya M. Duplica Alumni Award, she was the first Black woman elected to a school board in Washington state.

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