In 2012, the City of Kent (“Kent”) passed a zoning ordinance that banned “collective gardens,” which are permitted under Washington’s Medical Use of Cannabis Act (“MUCA”) - RCW 69.51A. The case raises the issue of federal preemption.
ACLU-WA filed an amicus brief with other amici in a case in which a juvenile was sentenced to an exceptionally harsh sentence for misdemeanor crimes because the court decided they were unlikely to comply with services in the community.
This event will be a conversation with Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, the parents of Trayvon Martin. Tickets include an option to purchase a discounted copy of their new book, Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin by Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin.
Flights & Rights is our monthly community series featuring important civil rights issues to ponder over local beer. In April we will hear from Smart Justice Campaign Policy Director, Mark Cooke, and Youth Policy Director, Vanessa Hernandez, about fighting the systems that lead to mass incarceration.