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Op-Ed: Tainted Appeals Process Speeds Construction of Youth Jail — South Seattle Emerald

by Ending the Prison Industrial Complex (E.P.I.C) Seattle and King County are promoted nationally as progressive jurisdictions, and our elected officials, particularly right now, vie to distinguish themselves as aligned with racial and social justice. This week we had a special opportunity to examine the realities behind these claims. A month ago, a memo from […]… Continue reading Op-Ed: Tainted Appeals Process Speeds Construction of Youth Jail — South Seattle Emerald

Home & Health · Housing

Update via Resource Site

Article vis Resource Talk. https://resourcetalk.crisisclinic.org/seattle-housing-authority-voucher-update-2/   Seattle Housing Authority closed registration for the 2017 Housing Choice Voucher waitlist lottery on Feb. 24. Based on preliminary data, more than 21,500 people completed applications for the vouchers. From the final pool of registrants who meet the requirements, 3,500 households will be randomly selected to be placed on… Continue reading Update via Resource Site

Community · Home & Health · Housing

Seattle & South King County Homeless Advocacy Workshops

Seattle/King County Coalition on Homelessness is coordinating Homeless Advocacy 101 workshops around King County in February and March. Participants will discuss the funding proposals for shelter, housing, and supportive services currently being considered and review the steps that everyone can take to make sure housing and homelessness concerns are prioritized in our local government. Nancy… via… Continue reading Seattle & South King County Homeless Advocacy Workshops

Community · Home & Health · Housing

Seattle Continues With New Homeless Camp Rules

Facing a lawsuit over its management of unauthorized homeless encampments on city property, Seattle is moving forward with new rules to deal with them. Released in draft form on Tuesday, January 31, the proposed rules include some departures from existing protocols, such as a provision that would allow the city to identify and potentially fence… via… Continue reading Seattle Continues With New Homeless Camp Rules