Discover more about our recent advocacy and the communities we fight for through our latest blog posts and media releases.
Answers to frequently asked questions regarding COVID-19 prison lawsuit against WA Governor and DOC Secretary.
The Washington Supreme Court agreed to hear a lawsuit by people who are incarcerated asking Governor Jay Inslee and the Secretary of the Department of Corrections (DOC) to take immediate steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in state prisons.
Washington Supreme Court Commissioner concludes that the case is properly before the Supreme Court and will remain there for a decision on the merits.
Request for Yakima County, City Officials, and Judges to take additional immediate measures to prevent and contain the spread of COVID-19 particularly in local Yakima jails.
People in prison filed suit asking the Court to order the Secretary of the Department of Corrections (DOC) and Governor Jay Inslee to take immediate steps to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 in state prisons.
Letter to administration leaders responsible for the H-2A temporary foreign agricultural worker program, to take immediate action to enforce all legal protections within their authority to safeguard farmworkers laboring under the H-2A program during this worldwide public health emergency.
People in prison filed suit asking the Court to order the Department of Corrections and Gov. Inslee to take immediate steps to prevent the spread of the COVID-19.
We are working tirelessly with other advocates, activists, and community organizations to mitigate the extreme risks facing people living and working in Washington State due to the current COVID-19 outbreak.
A letter to Governor Inslee to take immediate steps to protect the public health of all Washingtonians, the farmworker community, as well as the 30,000 largely Mexican H-2A workers.
We’ve joined Smart Justice Spokane, ACLU of Washington, Disability Rights Washington, The Bail Project, and others to request additional early release & reduced custody in Spokane County Jail as public health protection during COVID-19 pandemic.
Advocates Call on Gov. Inslee and Department of Corrections to take Swift and Decisive Action to Prevent Spread of COVID-19 in State Prisons
Without decisive action, a prison sentence in Washington may quickly turn into a death sentence, warns joint letter.
We partnered with a coalition of community-based organizations, legal services providers and concerned stakeholders to urge DOC to take steps to protect people in custody in state correctional facilities, juvenile facilities and local jails.