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Demolition of a building with the debris on the ground.

Learn about the history of health and homelessness in Seattle as author, nurse, and public health researcher Josephine Ensign shares information from her new book, Skid Road: On the Frontier of Health and Homelessness in an American City.

Ensign uses narrative history to increase the diversity of voices heard within contemporary healthcare and public policy debates.

History Café is produced as a partnership between HistoryLink and MOHAI.

Detailed information on how to participate will be provided via email following your registration. Space is limited, so register soon!

Real-time, automated captioning is available during the program. For additional support, contact programs@mohai.org.

As a catalyst for relevant community conversation, MOHAI’s public programs include a diverse range of speakers and perspectives related to life in our region, past and present. In presenting this program MOHAI does not endorse or advocate any specific policies represented by the speakers, their organizations, or the co-presenters.

Photo: Josephine Ensign