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Chino Y Chicano Podcast: Washington State’s Alert System for Missing Indigenous Women

by Enrique Cerna and Matt Chan

A couple of retired guys that spent their careers making television dish on the good, bad, and ridiculousness of life for People of Color in America. They tear apart the news of the week, explore the complexities of race, and talk to people far more interesting than they will ever be.

On March 31st, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed into a law a bill that created the first in the nation statewide alert system for missing Indigenous people. State Rep. Debra Lekanoff sponsored the bill.  Lekanoff is a Democrat, who represents the 40th legislative district. 

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