The New Talent Playbook: Removing Barriers for Formerly Incarcerated Professionals

Unloop is a nonprofit with the mission to enable people who have been in prison to succeed in careers in tech. Join them for a night of conversation around removing barriers for formerly incarcerated professionals in tech. The event will begin with a panel featuring formerly incarcerated software developers and the companies that hire them, followed by […]
Nov 27, 2017

Bainbridge Island remembers Japanese American incarceration on 75th anniversary

Speakers included Kay Sakai Nakao, 97, who was 22 when she and her family were forced from their Bainbridge Island home in World War II.
Mar 31, 2017

Japanese American incarceration commemorated with vows to counter anti-Muslim political rhetoric

Community leaders from the Muslim American and Japanese American communities discussed how to counter fear-mongering that can lead to racial profiling.
Feb 20, 2017

How Bellevue businessmen who stoked fears benefited after Japanese American incarceration

Eastside businessmen who stoked anti-Japanese and anti-immigrant sentiment benefited most when Bellevue's Japanese American community was incarcerated.
Feb 19, 2017

Khizr Khan’s words echo for Japanese American World War II Gold Star families

The speech challenging Donald Trump's anti-Muslim prejudice has parallels with incarcerated Japanese American families whose sons died fighting for the U.S.
Aug 4, 2016
Members of anti-racist group holding a sign at the City Council committee hearing on Wednesday. (Photo by Goorish Wibneh)

Youth jail opponents land two victories

Programs and changes announced Monday aim to decrease the number of minors incarcerated, in two wins scored this week by youth jail opponents.
Mar 16, 2016
King County's current juvenile detention facility, on 12th Ave and Alder St, has fallen into disrepair. Prop 1 would expand property taxes to build a new facility. (Photo by Matthew Rutledge via Flickr)

Why King County doesn’t need a new juvenile hall

You might have guessed from the green King County elections envelope sitting on your table that there’s an election coming up on Tuesday. In the midst of a lot of local races that won’t really get decided until November, there’s a pressing item on the ballot. It’s King County Proposition 1, which would create a nine-year, […]
Aug 3, 2012