The Seattle Globalist asks the Mayoral Candidates
by Venice Buhain
For the 2017 primary, we asked Seattle's Mayoral Candidates to answer six questions on topics of interest to Seattle Globalist readers.
Jul 12, 2017
Somali families address juvenile justice inequities at New Holly workshop
by Cliff Cawthon
The Somali population in Seattle, despite being small, according to C.A.R.E. co-founder Ubax Gardheere, makes up 12 percent of jailed Seattleites.
Apr 4, 2017
Opinion: Embrace the work to make zero detention a reality
by Annie Lee
As elected officials pause on the new youth jail, now is the time to envision making zero detention a reality.
Mar 3, 2017
Angela Davis voices support for No Youth Jail movement
by Chloe Collyer
Hundreds of people came to Town Hall last Thursday to see Angela Davis, a prominent figure in the Black Power and anti-prison system movements.
Jan 17, 2017
Youth jail opponents land two victories
by Marcus Harrison Green
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
Update: resolution to stop youth jail passes unanimously in City Council
by Goorish Wibneh
The City Council unanimously passed a resolution Monday that could block the construction of a new youth jail in Seattle.
Sep 17, 2015
Former inmate says new King County youth jail is a mistake
by Taylor Winkel
Heirius Howell, who practically grew up in King County Juvenile Detention Facility, says getting locked up as a child only made it harder to become a productive adult.
Mar 23, 2015
Why King County doesn’t need a new juvenile hall
by Jill Mangaliman
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