The grand opening celebration for the Low Income Housing Institute’s (LIHI) Gossett Place took place at its location in the University District (4719 12th Ave. N.E.).
Gossett Place is named in honor of King County Council chair and human rights champion Larry Gossett. Named as one of the most influential graduates of the University of Washington, Gossett has worked tirelessly for the rights of people of color and disenfranchised populations.
Speakers included King County Executive Dow Constantine, Mayor Mike McGinn, House Speaker Frank Chopp, United Way CEO Jon Fine, Bob Santos, LIHI Board President Melinda Nichols, LIHI Executive Director Sharon Lee, Enterprise VP MA Leonard, and others. (end)