Washington State Spotlights Race Equity on the National Stage

A few weeks ago hundreds of equity and justice advocates gathered in San Diego for the annual ABA/NLADA Equal Justice Conference. This national meeting of the civil legal aid and pro bono community presented a prime opportunity to spotlight our …

A New State Plan Collaboratory Launches: Holistic Client Services

We’re launching a new State Plan Collaboratory in June!  We are focusing on Goal 4 – Holistic Client Services.  Check out the following trainings and resource-sharing opportunities focused on using holistic models!

WSBA Legal Lunchbox™ – “Holistic Justice: Client-Centered Services”

Launching the First State Plan Collaboratory

Implementation of the State Plan is underway! Organizations in the Alliance for Equal Justice are working on implementing various strategies outlined in the State Plan. To support the Alliance and advance the goals of the State Plan, the Access to …

Civil Rights Lawsuit Challenges Tukwila Police Officers’ Response to Tukwila Resident who Called Police Seeking Help

Northwest Immigrant Rights LogoOn March 21, 2018, Wilson Rodriguez filed a lawsuit in federal district court against four Tukwila Police officers and the City of Tukwila. The lawsuit alleges that the Tukwila Police officers violated Mr. Rodriguez’s Fourth Amendment rights when they arrested …

Chief Seattle Club to Receive First Annual Equity Award for Service to the Native Community

Seattle Community Law Center LogoSeattle Community Law Center (SCLC) is honored to present its first annual Equity Award to the Chief Seattle Club for long standing service to Seattle’s Native community. The award recognizes an SCLC partner organization that demonstrates a strong commitment to …

Count Us In 2018

By Alex Strout, Intern, Equal Justice Coalition and MSW Candidate

Last month, on a cold night between 2a.m. and 6a.m., I joined more than a thousand volunteers in King County to participate in the annual Point In Time Count. …

JustLead Washington Celebrates a Five Year Milestone for the Leadership Academy

Just Lead logo, blocks of collor with the text toward equity and justice

JustLead Washington is pleased to announce our 2018 Leadership Academy Fellows, who join the Leadership Academy in its 5th anniversary year. The 30 new Fellows join a growing network of 114 community leaders committed to advancing equity and justice in …