Forum: How Do We Get to Zero Youth Detention in King County?

King County’s plans to build a new juvenile justice center with 112 detention cells have drawn opposition from many community members who feel that it perpetuates institutionalized racism and shifts the focus away from eliminating youth detention altogether. The League of Women Voters of Seattle-King County invites you to a free public forum to hear perspectives on all sides of this important issue.

Panelists include:
• Terri Stewart (Moderator), Director of the Youth Chaplaincy Coalition
• Dominique Davis, co-founder and CEO of Community Passageways
• Ari Kohn, President, Post-Prison Education Network
• King County Superior Court Judge Laura Inveen
• King County Superior Court Judge Wesley Saint Clair

Thursday, April 6 at 7 p.m.
First Baptist Church, 1111 Harvard Avenue (at Seneca Street), Seattle

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They Represent You: Directory of Elected Officials
The 2017 edition of our "TRY" directory has arrived! It contains contact information for local elected officials as well as the county council, school boards, Washington state officials, legislative committees, political parties and more!

View the TRY 2017 online.

Free copies are available at the League office, at local libraries and many county and city offices. Help support this valuable community resource with tax-deductible donation to our Education Fund.

Email to request a copy. Please include your name, address and phone number. One or two directories may be mailed free of charge. For up to 150, the League requests postage reimbursement, or feel free to stop by our office to pick up your copies (click here for map and directions). Our office hours are Monday through Friday, 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM.

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