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News Release, Published: 
Wednesday, February 9, 2022
Today, the Washington State Senate passed Senate Bill 5919, a bill that expands law enforcement’s ability to use physical force.
Tuesday, February 8, 2022
"As we enter another Black Futures Month (traditionally known as Black History Month), I find myself reflecting on how far we have yet to go and how resilient, powerful and capable we are, as Black people and allies, of overcoming. I want to spend more time on overcoming. Although, to get there, some truths must be acknowledged."
News Release, Published: 
Wednesday, February 2, 2022
The Selah Alliance for Equality (S.A.F.E.) and the City of Selah, WA have agreed to a settlement to dismiss a case SAFE filed against the City in 2020 after community members alleged the city censored their free speech by erasing chalk messages and confiscating and destroying signs in support of racial equality and the Black Lives Matter movement.
Friday, January 21, 2022
Descriptions of how algorithmically-driven automated decision systems are used in several sectors, and how lack of transparency and accountability can cause harm.
Friday, January 14, 2022