Former Inmate Says New King County Youth Jail Is a Mistake

This article was originally published in the Seattle Globalist and has been reprinted with permission.

by Taylor Winkel

As a young man, Heirius Howell spent a lot of time behind bars. He was locked up so often that he can’t remember exactly how many different times he saw the inside of King County Juvenile Detention Facility, but he guesses somewhere around 14.

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A Woman’s Work is Never Done: A New Economic Agenda

by Marilyn Watkins

Women’s work is central to our economy. Most households couldn’t make ends meet without women’s income. Yet, women make less than men across every occupation. Because employers find ways to pay women less, families struggle to pay their bills, and can’t save for education or retirement. Continue reading A Woman’s Work is Never Done: A New Economic Agenda

This Weekend In South Seattle: Bask in Rainier Beach’s I.B. Program, Cut Down Kubota Garden, and Dance With the Whole Wide World

Events this weekend in the South Seattle area

Friday, March 20th

Movies: Opening of the Divergent Series: InsurgentDetails:This film raises the stakes for Tris as she searches for allies and answers in the ruins of a futuristic Chicago. Tris and Four are now fugitives on the run, hunted by Jeanine (Winslet), the leader of the power-hungry Erudite elite. Racing against time, they must find out what Tris’s family sacrificed their lives to protect, and why the Erudite leaders will do anything to stop them. Haunted by her past choices but desperate to protect the ones she loves, Tris, with Four at her side, faces one impossible challenge after another as they unlock the truth about the past and ultimately the future of their world.- Showings: 12:00pm, 2:50pm, 7:00pm, 9:40pm –Where: 4816 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98118 – More Info: http://www.arklodgecinemas.com Continue reading This Weekend In South Seattle: Bask in Rainier Beach’s I.B. Program, Cut Down Kubota Garden, and Dance With the Whole Wide World

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