2016 gala fundraiser - SAVE THE DATE!
october 6, 2016
You are invited to UBB's Unlocking Dreams Gala Fundraiser on Thursday, October 6, 2016. Please see the event page for more details.
10-year anniversary gala
october 23, 2015
Thank you to everyone who made our 10-year anniversary celebration a memorable one! We were honored and humbled by the generosity and support. See more updates and photos here.
volunteer appreciation party
August 27, 2015
UBB and FEPPS co-hosted an evening of appreciation for our volunteers at Orfeo in downtown Seattle. Over 60 volunteers from University Beyond Bars, Freedom Education Project Puget Sound, and Yoga Behind Bars enjoyed the opportunity to celebrate successes, share lessons learned, win raffle prizes, and build community among our volunteers. Thank you to everyone who came out to help us celebrate!
2014 annual benefit dinner
october 17, 2014
Over 150 supporters, volunteers, instructors, and students enjoyed dinner and drinks, a silent auction, and a student art display all in celebration of UBB. The sold-out event featured a keynote presentation by Dan Satterberg, King County Prosecuting Attorney, as well as moving testimonials from three former students.
mass incarceration & the consequences for communities of color
August 7, 2014
UW Sociology professor Dr. Alexes Harris spoke on mass incarceration to a breakfast audience of 75 in Everett. UBB partnered with the NAACP Snohomish County to co-host this event.
Volunteer Appreciation NIGHT
June 7, 2014
UBB staff, Board, and volunteers gathered at Porchlight Coffee and Records in Capitol Hill.
BalMar Happy Hour
April 3, 2014
A fun 'Meet and Greet' at BalMar in Ballard!
Art Show at Machine House Brewery
July 20, 2013
UBB joined with Pete Brook from Prison Photography to create a four-week installation of UBB artwork and prison photography at Machine House Brewery in historic Georgetown. Over 90 pieces of art, created during our Studio Art course, were available for sale.