We'll light 1,300 candles for the 1,300 people scheduled to die in Washington prisons. Our demand is clear: we want a #SecondChanceNOW for WA prisoners who are in longer than science, dignity, and safety recommend.
Every four years, the 𝐀𝐬𝐢𝐚𝐧 𝐏𝐚𝐜𝐢𝐟𝐢𝐜 𝐈𝐬𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐫 𝐂𝐨𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐟 𝐖𝐚𝐬𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐠𝐭𝐨𝐧 (𝐀𝐏𝐈𝐂) holds a Democracy Summit, with the goal of encouraging and promoting culturally meaningful and holistic civic engagement in our communities. This year's virtual summit includes a gubernatorial candidate forum, keynote speakers, and cultural performances, all in service of creating a space for our communities to collectivize around the issues that matter most to us.
The ACLU of Washington partners with our allies to present a special town hall on the future of health care in Washington state, including stories from patients and providers on access to reproductive services and end-of-life care. Learn more about religious-secular hospital affiliations, current legal issues, and proposed legislative solutions.
Heather McGhee’s recently released book, The Sum of Us, provides a critical analysis of zero-sum policymaking that creates the false choice between some of us being O.K. and all of us being better off. Marguerite Casey Foundation, the Open Society Foundations, and SAL will present a free, Youtube Live event with McGhee, in conversation with Dr. Carmen Rojas, moderated by Tom Perriello.
Friday, July 14, 2023 - 6:00pm to Sunday, July 16, 2023 - 9:00pm
Seattle Center Festál presents Festival Sundiata: Black Arts Fest in partnership with Sundiata African American Cultural Association (SAACA). The ACLU-WA is proud to be a presenting sponsor of this year's festival. Visit our table in the Armory to meet us and check out our photo booth.