July 20th, 2015 - 11:13 pm § in Southside Commons

Spacious, Bright, Historic Space Available for Rent in Columbia City

Our main floor room holds up to 200 people. We also have tables and chairs available for use.  In addition, a spacious kitchen with a six-burner gas stove, refrigerator, and utensils is available for rent in conjunction with the activity space. Wi-Fi is also available for your use.

Southside Commons is owned and operated by the non-profit, Alliance for a Just Society. Space in the building, located in historic Columbia City, in Seattle, is available for rent by the hour.  Typical rental uses include wedding receptions, community meetings, political gatherings, town halls, movie nights, baptisms, birthday parties, and theater productions. We have a stage!

Southside Commons was originally the Columbia Baptist Church, built in 1907. The original wooden building was substantially renovated in the 1930s, resulting in the structure you see today.

July 16th, 2015 - 1:45 pm § in Southside Commons

New Amenities at Southside Commons!

Southside Commons now has new amenities to offer to our community! Along with free Wi-Fi, we are now offering a projector and a screen for rent with events. The projector will be at a rate of $15 per hour and a projection screen for $10 per hour. For your technological needs, we offer both Mac [&hel[...]

June 8th, 2015 - 11:41 pm § in Southside Commons

Great Rates for Private Use and for Nonprofits

The Southside Commons auditorium can be rented hourly for your private party or for a public event. We offer a reduced rate for non-profits organizations.  The spacious kitchen can be rented for an additional fee when the auditorium is rented. For more information, contact: harsimran@allianceforaju[...]

May 12th, 2015 - 2:34 pm § in Southside Commons

Vibrant Columbia City – Our Neighborhood

Columbia City is a beautiful and diverse neighborhood located in Seattle’s Rainier Valley, only a few quick stops from downtown Seattle on the city’s Link Light Rail.The New York Times writes that “Columbia City feels like a microcosm of the city itself,” a claim supported by this unique nei[...]

March 12th, 2015 - 11:41 am § in Southside Commons

March 28th: Seattle’s Latin Fiesta!

Celebrating Latin Culture. Raising Funds For Latino Representation In Theatre. Thriving Artists will be featuring: Live Afro-Latino music by Movimiento Afrolatino Seattle (MAS) and Los Hijos de Agueybana Salsa performance and class by B A L O R I C O Puerto Rican appetizers furnished by La Isla Seat[...]

December 7th, 2014 - 11:56 pm § in Southside Commons

Who Works at Southside Commons?

The Alliance for a Just Society is a national nonprofit with affiliate organizations throughout the country.  The Alliance creates campaigns, does research and proposes policy changes on issues including racial justice, health care, and economic justice. The Alliance’s administrative offices [...]