2020 Legislative Priorities & Agenda

2020 Legislative Priorities & Agenda

Promote economic self-sufficiency and keep people housed.  A driver’s license is a necessary tool to allow people to drive to work. Washington should end the practice of suspending driver’s licenses due to an inability to pay a traffic fine. (SB 6153) Consumers should...
Monday: Join us for a discussion on housing justice

Monday: Join us for a discussion on housing justice

Having a criminal history shouldn’t keep someone from accessing housing, but landlords continue to deny eligible applicants for this reason even though research shows there is no correlation between having a past criminal record and poor tenant behavior. Columbia...
Make your gift before the clock strikes 12!

Make your gift before the clock strikes 12!

New Year’s Eve is here! If you didn’t have a chance to give to Columbia Legal Services, it’s not too late! You can still support our community by helping us end mass incarceration and repair the broken immigration system. Make Your Gift Before the Clock...
Warm wishes this holiday season

Warm wishes this holiday season

While so many of us enjoy being with our families over the holidays, there are also many of us caught up in a system of incarceration and detention, that keeps us far from our loved ones. During this season of generosity, your gift to Columbia Legal Services is...