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March 13: “Kicking It” Film & Party, benefiting Street Soccer Seattle

Press Release: Celebrate the opening of soccer season and the power of sports to change lives! The Seattle University Project on Family Homelessness and Golazo, Inc. will host a party and screening of the film about the Homeless World Cup, “Kicking It,” on Tuesday night, March 13.

The evening starts with a great soccer-themed pre-party at Golazo, Inc., 714 E. Pike at 4:30 p.m., with Lawrence Cann, founder and CEO of Street Soccer USA. Then we’ll cross the street for the film screening and Q&A with Lawrence at 7 p.m. at the Egyptian.

More information about the event is here. Tickets are now on sale at Brown Paper Tickets. Watch for updates on more special guests.

The event benefits Street Soccer Seattle, the organization that serves youth ages 18-25, one of the fastest-growing segments of the homeless population. Street Soccer Seattle is one of the 20 cities affiliated with Cann’s organization, which uses soccer for social change and reports a 75 percent success rate in moving its participants into education, jobs, housing and better health outcomes.

Reminder: Seattle U will host Looking Into Light, the national touring photo exhibit from the National Center on Family Homelessness, beginning Monday, March 5 at Seattle’s City Hall. See the details here.

Thanks to our friends at VivaGolazo.com for hosting this party.

The Project on Family Homelessness is funded by a grant from The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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