Starbucks: The New Homeless & Addict Campground?

“I’ve definitely done it. So I don’t see a problem with it,” said Nicole McDonald. “I think it should have always been that way, especially because of the way racism is you know,” said Desiree Mollere. But some customers have other concerns. “If you go into a business and you just sit there and youContinue reading “Starbucks: The New Homeless & Addict Campground?”

Public urged to line procession route for fallen Pierce Co. Sheriff’s Deputy

Public urged to line procession route for fallen Pierce Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Visit KOMO WEBSITE TACOMA, Wash. – The public is urged to line the procession route on Wednesday as law enforcement escort the body of fallen Pierce County Sheriff’s Deputy Daniel McCartney to a memorial service at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma. “Please comeContinue reading “Public urged to line procession route for fallen Pierce Co. Sheriff’s Deputy”

What’s behind Seattle’s steep rise in rape reports

Seattle police have noted a 55 percent increase in the number of reported rapes in 2016 over the same time last year. There is no easy explanation, but victims may be feeling more empowered to share their stories, according to one police commander. Read more FULL REPORT Information on resources and help for rape victimsContinue reading “What’s behind Seattle’s steep rise in rape reports”

Mayor Murray addresses police reform and accountability

Mayor Murray addresses police reform and accountability July 7, 2016 by Office of the Mayor Today, Mayor Ed Murray delivered the following remarks regarding the deaths of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling, and police reform and accountability: As I have said many times before, the issue of race and racism is the greatest challenge weContinue reading “Mayor Murray addresses police reform and accountability”

The California Endowment: Youth Justice Policy Board

For the California Endowment, Commonweal staffs a Youth Justice Policy Board (YJPB) of distinguished California professionals and experts in the youth justice field. The Policy Board conducts reviews of California youth justice issues, programs and policies and advises the Endowment on reform strategies. The Policy Board has adopted two action plans: Leadership: addresses the needContinue reading “The California Endowment: Youth Justice Policy Board”

Can Ferguson Happen Here?

A forum held in SeaTac about the relationship between law enforcement and the community.

Public Safety, Civil Rights, and Technology Committee (4/22/14, 6:00 pm)

Public Safety, Civil Rights, and Technology Committee (4/22/14, 6:00 pm) Published by Bruce Harrell at 10:09 am under Public Safety, Civil Rights, And Technology Committee Joint Meeting Of The Public Safety, Civil Rights, And Technology Committee & Labor Committee Agenda for Wednesday, 4/22/2014, 6:00 PM Click here to view the complete agenda: 1. Presentations byContinue reading “Public Safety, Civil Rights, and Technology Committee (4/22/14, 6:00 pm)”

New Captain Edwards ready to walk the beat in East Precinct

Posted on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 – 6:05 am by jseattle With a new mayor unveiling a hand-picked cast of characters at City Hall and heads rolling among SPD’s top brass as an interim chief hopes to hang onto his job by proving Seattle policing reforms are taking hold, the East Precinct has made aContinue reading “New Captain Edwards ready to walk the beat in East Precinct”

Stop The Violence Day

STOP THE VIOLENCE DAY 2013 To: Local Pastors, Ministers and Clergy From: Project FORWARD Re: Citywide “Stop the Violence Day” in Houston October 9, 2013 I pray this letter reaches you in the best of health and spirits. Let me first thank you for all that you do to make our community a better place.Continue reading “Stop The Violence Day”

Free DV advocacy training for volunteers (South King County)

DAWN is offering free advocacy training to individuals willing to commit to one year of volunteer service. Topics Covered: DV in Context, Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Basics, Advocacy Based Counseling, DV Movement Timeline, Safety Planning, Protective Orders, Criminal Law, Mental Health, Chemical Dependency, Trauma, Economic Justice, Abuse in Later Life, Family Law, Immigration, Religion,Continue reading “Free DV advocacy training for volunteers (South King County)”