Meet & Greet with the Director of the Office of Corrections Ombuds

Caitlin joined the OCO in 2020 as the lead assistant ombuds for investigations originating at the state's four eastern corrections facilities, where she worked on high-priority investigations related to severe bodily harm and staff conduct. She holds a PhD in leadership studies from Gonzaga University, a graduate certificate in justice and peace studies from the […]

Second Chance Job Training Resource Fair

In honor of Second Chance Month, Civil Survival will be hosting a job training resource fair. This is a great opportunity for anyone who has been out of work for a while, wants to get into a new career, and/or is interested in starting their own business. Attendance of the following organizations is confirmed: Defy […]

Town Hall at Mission Creek

In-person event hosted at Mission Creek Corrections Center for Women (MCCCW), 3420 NE Sand Hill Rd, Belfair, WA 98528. More details coming soon.

Social Justice Legislative Advocacy Workshop (Yakima)

Join us for our one-day legislative advocacy workshop led by formerly incarcerated individuals. We teach social justice advocacy to those who have been impacted by the criminal legal system.  We will talk about barriers we experience, the importance of organizing, how a bill becomes a law, how to have our voices heard, and practice telling […]

Community Summer BBQ

The summer is definitely going out with a wave…a heat wave! Join us on September 10th from 12-4pm at Titlow Park in Tacoma for a BBQ to celebrate community, friendship, and YOU! We will have food, drinks, games, and fun! See you there!

Voting Rights Mural – Spokane

In collaboration with community partners, we are excited to announce that we are organizing three mural projects and resource fairs throughout the state in September. We invite you to come paint, dance, register to vote, get connected to resources and be with community! More details to be announced but for now we ask you to please save the dates! […]

Voting Rights Mural – Yakima

In collaboration with community partners, we are excited to announce that we are organizing three mural projects and resource fairs throughout the state in September. We invite you to come paint, dance, register to vote, get connected to resources and be with community! More details to be announced but for now we ask you to please save the dates! […]

Voting Rights Mural – Tacoma

In collaboration with community partners, we are excited to announce that we are organizing three mural projects and resource fairs throughout the state in September. We invite you to come paint, dance, register to vote, get connected to resources and be with community! More details to be announced but for now we ask you to please save the dates! […]

Skagit Mass Assistance Day

Skagit Legal Aid and Civil Survival are jointly hosting a special Legal Financial Obligation (LFO) Mass Assistance Day leading up to a special Skagit County Superior Court hearing on October 25, 2023. This is a FREE legal clinic to assist people with waiving criminal fines and fees for felony convictions in Skagit County. Registration now open!

Ask A Lawyer

Event Series Ask A Lawyer

Our lawyers can help you determine if you are eligible for the following services: Our Ask a Lawyer appointments are held the 1st Friday, 3rd Wednesday, and every 4th Monday during our Game Changers meeting. Schedule your 15-minute consultation today.

Ask A Lawyer

Event Series Ask A Lawyer

Our lawyers can help you determine if you are eligible for the following services: Our Ask a Lawyer appointments are held the 1st Friday, 3rd Wednesday, and every 4th Monday during our Game Changers meeting. Schedule your 15-minute consultation today.

Overcharged

Join us for a conversation with Hannah Woerner with Columbia Legal Services who authored a 40-page report, Overcharged: Coerced Labor, Low Pay & High Costs in Washington’s Prisons, detailing this shameful system from the perspectives of people living and working in prison.  While the experiences shared in Overcharged are shocking, they should not be surprising. […]

Ask A Lawyer

Event Series Ask A Lawyer

Our lawyers can help you determine if you are eligible for the following services: Our Ask a Lawyer appointments are held the 1st Friday, 3rd Wednesday, and every 4th Monday (during our GameChangers meeting). Schedule your 15-minute consultation today.