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Clean Slate Washington Video

Carolina Landa and her family are featured in support of HB 2793 Clean Slate Washington. The Clean Slate Act would automatically clear the records of qualifying criminal records for people who remain crime-free for a set period of time. Everyone who qualifies gets a...

Civil Survival Project 2019 Impact Report

Our 2019 Impact Report is now available! We thank our community, friends and partners for all we have accomplished in 2019 and look forward to tremendous growth in 2020. If you are on our mailing list, you should have received a copy by email. Please contact us if...

Leadership in Advocacy Fellowship Graduation

December 15, 2019 Please join us in congratulating our first graduating class from the 2019 Civil Survival Leadership in Advocacy Fellowship program! In July 2019, we launched our inaugural fellowship program to invest and develop skills in community leaders who were...

Reentry Advocacy Workshop in Bremerton

In partnership with Olympic College, Saturday, October 19th, we (the Civil Survival Project) held one of our Reentry Advocacy Workshops in Bremerton. A room of formerly incarcerated people, allies and three elected officials made space to talk and unpack how barriers...

2020 Legislative Priorities

View or download our One-Pagers for more information about our legislative priorities for 2020. Civil Survival 2020 Priorities Reentry Advocacy Project Clean Slate Washington

Civil Survival attends FREE HER conference

The National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls hosted the “FREE HER” conference in Montgomery, Alabama. Hundreds of people (from all genders) attended the event on October 4-6, including staff of Civil Survival. In Montgomery, staff...

LFO Reconsideration Day in Pierce County

It is estimated that 700 people in Pierce County with Legal Financial Obligations (LFOs) which are fines and fees incurred through courts, were able to reduce or eliminate a total of thousands, if not millions of dollars. This was the second “LFO Reconsideration Day”...

New Hope Act Clears Criminal Records

New Hope Act makes way for thousands to clear criminal records. See media coverage: Kitsap Sun – New state law takes effect Sunday giving people with criminal records ‘New Hope’ The Olympian – Washington state law to clear criminal records...