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Civil Survival Members Speak About the Power of Higher Education at Washington State University’s Foley Institute
On Friday April 13, 2018, six members of Civil Survival traveled to Washington State University to give a rousing panel discussion about the transformative power of higher education at the school’s Foley Institute. The panelists included Christopher...read more
Pierce College recently announced the selection of four exceptional former students to honor during this year’s Distinguished Alumni celebration, including Civil Survival board co-chair Omari Amili. The announcement explains that “[t]he Nominees are...read more
Washington Supreme Court Publishes Opinion Unanimously Upholding Formerly Incarcerated Law Graduate Tarra Simmons’ Right to Sit for the State Bar Exam
On April 5, 2018 the Washington State Supreme Court published their unanimous opinion overturning the recommendation of the Bar Association’s Character and Fitness Board to deny formerly incarcerated law graduate Tarra Simmons’ application to sit for the...read more
Civil Survival is proud to announce the 2018 launch of its newest Game Changer Group in Thurston County Washington. The Thurston County Evergreen Game Changers creates unique and exciting new pathways for justice involved individuals to participate in...read more
A recent Forbes article describes how Marcus Bullock, a formerly incarcerated entrepreneur, launched a new app called Flikshop that allows people to send postcards to an incarcerated friend or family member. Bullock says he was inspired by the knowledge...read more
Join the Foley Institute for a panel discussion on how higher education can help people find more productive lives after serving time in prison. Featuring Omari Amili, University of Washington, Tacoma; Christopher Beasley, University of Washington, Tacoma; Gina Castillo Perez, Washington State University; Christopher Poulos, Statewide Reentry Council; Tarra Simmons, Public Defender Association; and Noel Vest, Washington State University.read more