Join us on Sunday 3/10 to commemorate five years of fierce resistance to NWDC and the deportation machine. We'll make music to celebrate the resilience of our movement, and we'll hear from folks who participated in the original action to shut down NWDC in 2014.
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 5:30pm to Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 8:00pm
Seattle Public Library Central Branch
Join the ACLU of Washington for our inaugural Power Up training for activists! At the training you will have the opportunity to meet with other like-minded people in your community and learn how to be an effective advocate with lawmakers. Staff from the ACLU-WA will provide skills-building training on topics including race equity and allyship, strategy and goal setting, power mapping, lawmaker engagement tactics, and a guide to the Washington legislative process.
Now, 47 years later, Roe v. Wade remains one of the most contentious rulings to date, spurring debates and protests across the country, and becoming an ideal day to reflect on the current state of the reproductive rights of all people.
Learn about privacy and technology in the time of coronavirus disease, as well as our advocacy to minimize the impact on young people facing juvenile detention, students with disabilities, and people experiencing homelessness. Executive Director Michele Storms moderates a conversation with Jennifer Lee (Technology and Liberty Manager), Kendrick Washington II (Youth Policy Director), Breanne Schuster (Staff Attorney).
Despite a judge order to release all children being held at the center for ICE to be released due to the impacts of COVID-19, 1 child has remained in custody. This youth has now turned 18 and is being transported to another facility. We are outraged that the City of Longview would engage in such behavior, and are calling that the city take direct action and end this now!
What’s on the ballot for Washingtonians? Join us to learn about the potential impact of this election, from the makeup of our House of Representatives to advocacy around Referendum 90 – the Washington state law requiring all public schools to teach age-appropriate, inclusive, comprehensive sexual health education to K-12 students.
The Second Chances Project is part of a multidisciplinary collaboration across the Legal Department and Smart Justice campaign to significantly reduce the number of people in contact with the criminal justice system including front end reforms, systems reform and reentry work.