Tag Archives: Juvenile Justice

Legislation Looks To Change Youth Sentencing, Offer Retroactive Relief

by Bunthay Cheam


A collection of proposed legislation working its way through the Washington State Legislature could substantially change sentencing of young offenders, as well as revise sentences for those currently incarcerated.

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The Morning Update Show — 1/29/21

The Morning Update Show — hosted by Trae Holiday and The Big O (Omari Salisbury) — is the only weekday news and information livestream that delivers culturally relevant content to the Pacific Northwest’s urban audience. Omari and Trae analyze the day’s local and national headlines as well as melanin magic in our community. Watch live every weekday at 11 a.m. on any of the following channels, hosted by Converge Media: YouTube, Twitch, Facebook, and whereweconverge.com.

We’ll also post the Morning Update Show here on the Emerald each day after it airs, so you can catch up any time of day while you peruse our latest posts.

Morning Update Show — Friday, Jan. 29

#FeelGoodFriday | Biden to open Obamacare Enrollment | Judge makes ruling on lawyers fees in ACLU protest case | Was the Seahawks statement on Wheeler strong enough? | Disproportionate rate of girls of color in detention | Seattle Promise Deadline Approaching | Food Fri-Yay – Taste of the Caribbean | Cicely Tyson – A life well lived

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Organizers Camp Out to Demonstrate Opposition to Youth Jail Endures

by Marcus Harrison Green (photos by Alex Garland)

Dozens of tents lined the sidewalk of 12th Avenue and Spruce Street on Sunday afternoon, and more than 200 community organizers, activists, and religious leaders withstood intermittent rain showers to gather for a five hour-long camp out just outside the King County Juvenile Detention Center, in protest of a new center scheduled as its replacement. Continue reading Organizers Camp Out to Demonstrate Opposition to Youth Jail Endures