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Rally in Support of EPIC’s and YUIR’s No New Youth Jail Campaign

EPIC is working in conjunction with Alliance for a Just Society to host rally in support of the No New Youth Jail Campaign this upcoming Friday, July 11, from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. We’ll meet at the Federal Building (915 … Continue reading

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No New Youth Jail Community Event Receives Local Press

On Wednesday, June 11, around 300 people gathered at the 2100 Building to discuss YUIR’s and EPIC’s No New Youth Jail Campaign. The audience asked heated questions to a panel consisting of Children and Family Justice Center community liaison Claudia Balducci, … Continue reading

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EPIC Writes No New Youth Jail Campaign Letter to King County Councilmembers

Dear Councilmembers,The No New Youth Jail Campaign, led by End the Prison Industrial Complex (EPIC) stands in strong opposition to the building of a new $210 million “Children and Family Justice Center” in King County. We write this in alignment … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event–Night of Expression

Youth Undoing Institutional Racism presents: NIGHT OF EXPRESSION Thursday March 27th 6:00pm-8:00pm 3518 S. Edmunds St. Seattle, WA 98118 Southside Commons in Columbia City A new $210 million youth jail is being built in Seattle NO NEW YOUTH JAIL  70 youth … Continue reading

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Open Letter Supporting No New Jail Campaign from Black Prisoners Caucus President

Kimonti Carter, president of the Black Prisoners’ Caucus at Clallum Bay, wrote an open letter to elected officials and Washington state community arguing against the construction of a new jail on 12th and Alder. Carter sees the jail as part … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event–No New Youth Jail Night of Education and Call to Action

Youth Undoing Institutional Racism (YUIR), End the Prison Industrial Complex (EPIC), & European Dissent present: NO NEW YOUTH JAIL Night of Education & Call to Action THURSDAY, MARCH 20th 6:00-8:00PM 6230 Beacon Ave. S. Seattle, WA Bethany United Church of Christ  … Continue reading

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EPIC speaks out about the new youth jail in Real Change

What would you do for youth in Seattle if you had $210 million dollars? EPIC and YUIR youth organizer Valentina Gonzalez-Marth responds to this question in an op-ed for Real Change by explaining real alternatives to juvenile detention. She argues against the … Continue reading

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