FROM PRISON TO PHD CANDIDATE AND POLICY ADVOCATE

Noel Vest, a Washington State University PhD candidate and board member with Civil Survival, is urging lawmakers to consider passing the Fair Chances in Higher Education bill (SB6582). The bill would give justice-involved individuals a fair shot at college admission...

Civil Survival Members Testify in Support of New Hope Act

Several Civil Survival members were among the many people who recently testified before legislators in Olympia in support of the New Hope Act, House Bill 2890. The bill seeks to streamline the process of vacating convictions for formerly justice-involved individuals...

The Stranger Interviews Tarra Simmons

Civil Survival Executive Director, Tarra Simmons, was recently interviewed by The Stranger about House Bill 2890, which would allow some convictions to be vacated before a formerly incarcerated individual’s financial obligations are fully paid. The bill would also...

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