Technology & Liberty Project Manager Jennifer Lee discusses how increasingly powerful surveillance tools have shifted the power dynamics between people and government, and how we are fighting back to create community-centric technology policy.
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All students have a right to education, and we are working for more effective approaches to build positive school environments and help students. As we examine the role of police in our daily lives, it’s time we also reevaluate the need for police in schools. Black, Indigenous, Pacific Islander, and Latinx students are disproportionately disciplined, suspended, and expelled from school. Students with disabilities are disproportionately excluded. Students who have been suspended are three times more likely to be in contact with the juvenile justice system within a year.
Influenced by the national drug war frenzy, escalating crime, and gang activity, during the fear-based political policies of the 1980’s and ‘90’s, Tacoma, Washington sacrificed some of its most vulnerable children.
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. Join us to learn how to put equity front and center in the Olympia debates.
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.