ACLU Executive Director Michele Storms moderated a conversation with Mark Cooke (ACLU Policy Director for Smart Justice), Meghan Aphsaga (Disability Rights Washington), Dr. Ecandon (The Native Project), Levi Keesecker (I Did the Time) and Tony Williams (Chemical Dependency Counselor) about the intersection between mental health and the criminal justice system.
Hear our response to the COVID pandemic and how we’re working to protect Washington’s most vulnerable and impacted communities: those who are locked up in jail, prison and detention centers. Executive Director Michele Storms moderates a discussion with Enoka Herat (Police Practices and Immigration Counsel) and Jaime Hawk (Legal Strategy Director, WA Campaign for Smart Justice).
Black Cinematic Brilliance is going fully online - for the first time. This summer, for the 17th edition of the Seattle Black Film Festival (formerly Langston Hughes African American Film Festival) you can tune in from your couch!
This series of virtual conversations moderated by Enrique Cerna will explore the racial disparities and inequities in Washington’s public health and policing systems highlighted by COVID-19 and the Black Lives Matter movement. State lawmakers are beginning to convene to prepare for the 2021 state legislative session when these issues, and the budget, will be top priorities. Join us to learn how to put equity front and center in the Olympia debates.