Even after serving their sentences, low-income and BIPOC defendants are buried under lifelong Washington court debts that exacerbate racial inequity and prevent people from achieving stability post-incarceration. YWCA is advocating in 2022 to change this injustice with a bill in the Washington Legislature.
For race and social justice work, the terms "ally" and "accomplice" are often used to describe those who come from places of privilege and their relationship to marginalized groups and individuals. In order to move your race and social justice work from theory to action, it's important to realize that these terms are not interchangeable.
November 13-19 marks Transgender Awareness Week, a time for celebration, education, and activism. The week culminates with November 20, Transgender Day of Remembrance, a time to memorialize transgender homicide victims and commit to action.
Seattle's critical human services are at stake in the 2022 City budget. Learn why budgets should reflect our values, and how you can stand for yours by taking action to tell your City Councilmembers to support an equitable recovery.