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.
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.
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 6:00pm to Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 7:00pm
Join staff from the ACLU of Washington and People Power activists from across the state throughout the 2021 legislative session to hear updates on our priority bills, learn from issue experts, and find out how can take action to pass important civil liberties bills.