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Facing Race: Coalition Calls on Legislators to Work Towards Racial & Economic Equity

by Lucia Vazquez Our WA legislature received a D for its voting on racial equity bills for the 2011 and 2012 sessions. The grade came from Washington Community Action Network’s Facing Race: 2012 Legislative Report Card on Racial Equity, which assessed the Washington Legislature’s performance during the 2011 and 2012 regular sessions on issues that […]

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The Time Is Now: Safe & Just Alternatives to the Death Penalty

by Shar Lichty PJALS’ Inland NW Death Penalty Abolition Group (INDPAG)has been working toward ending the death penalty for decades through raising awareness among the public. The statewide campaign Safe & Just Alternatives (SJA) could win legislation to end it soon! The death penalty is an unjust, unfair, and irrational punishment that does not deter […]

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