Voices: Real Change, Civility

Written by Tim Harris, Executive Director Real Change A Pioneer Square business owner angrily compares homeless people in a nearby park to pigeons and demands in a public meeting that they be cleared away immediately. Yakima considers new anti-panhandling legislation, and sheriffs in Snohomish County are ticketing freeway on-ramp beggars for pedestrian interference. While all… Continue reading Voices: Real Change, Civility

Stepping Up for Formerly Incarcerated Women and Their Children

Written by C├ęsar Torres, Executive Director Northwest Justice Project Our Alliance for Equal Justice exists to overcome the many barriers to justice confronted daily by vulnerable low-income people across Washington State. The age of mass incarceration has resulted in untold numbers of already socially vulnerable persons, disproportionately people of color, also being burdened with the… Continue reading Stepping Up for Formerly Incarcerated Women and Their Children