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Evergreen Update 4-5-2018

Are you formerly incarcerated, have a friend or family member who is directly or indirectly impacted by the criminal justice system? Join Evergreen Game Changers, a student group coordinated by formerly incarcerated students, building community, working...

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Civil Survival Team Members to Speak at WSU’s Foley Institute

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.

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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...

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