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Our focus is on big, systemic change. We do this through two main advocacy areas. Visit our About Us page to learn more, or explore our Advocacy Issues.

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Equity Director Travis Andrews Guest on Podcast

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Travis Andrews, CLS Equity Director, was recently a guest on the second season of “Somebody Somewhere,” a podcast that investigates true crime. ...Read More

Tickets Now Available

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Join us at our annual Imagine Justice event on October 16th. Buy your tickets now to receive a $10 discount....Read More

No summer break for justice

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While summer offers welcome opportunities to take breaks and get outside, we aren’t letting up our ongoing fight to ensure inclusion and fair treatment for immigrants and people impacted by mass incarceration. ...Read More
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Equity Director Travis Andrews Guest on Podcast

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Tickets Now Available

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No summer break for justice

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Discover how we’ve worked for fifty years to fight for people in Washington State living in poverty.

Investigation and Report Uncover the Untold Stories of People Who Died in Washington Jails

Report recommends reforms which could reduce or eliminate deaths in Washington’s jails.

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Legislature Tackles Harms of Medical Debt

State Representative Laurie Jinkins (D-Tacoma) and Senator David Frockt (D-Seattle) have introduced companion bills – House Bill 1531 and Senate Bill 5530, respectively – to protect Washingtonians from mounting medical bills by regulating medical debt collection practices.

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WA Governor Signs Bill Protecting Tenants Facing Eviction

Legislation gives tenants more time to pay rent and more options to remain in housing following an eviction notice.

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Yakima County to Stop Detaining Individuals Based on ICE Warrants

Yakima County jail will change its practice of holding individuals in county custody on an immigration hold past the time they are otherwise eligible for release from jail.

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Victorias Legislativas para los Washingtonianos

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Governor Signs Bill Paving Way for Meaningful Protections for H-2A Farmworkers

Bill gives Employment Security Department proper resources to help ensure agricultural workers are protected from abuse.

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