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Seattle: City set to approve sweeping remake of Yesler Terrace

Seattle Times. Aug 31: The Seattle City Council is poised to approve a bold — some say risky — plan to remake the city’s first public-housing project into a high-rise mixed-income community. Attention now turns to relocating more than 500 … Continue reading

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Seattle: Housing Commissioner resigns over Yesler Terrace Gentrification

KOMO News. August 9: Yesler Terrace residents and neighbors packed a city council meeting Wednesday night to express their concerns with the neighborhood redevelopment plan, which has caused so much controversy that one Seattle Housing Authority commissioner announced he was … Continue reading

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Seattle Globalist article against the plan for new juvenile hall

Seattle Globalist. Aug 3: Why King County doesn’t need a new juvenile hall You might have guessed from the green King County elections envelope sitting on your table that there’s an election coming up on Tuesday. In the midst of … Continue reading

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Seattle: Festival of Resistance against the Juvie [July 26]

Facebook: Thursday, July 26 The Youth Jail on 12th Ave at Alder (211 East Alder Seattle, WA 98122) The County is planning to spend $210 MILLION to “rehabilitate” the youth jail on 12th and Alder. The plan includes building commercial … Continue reading

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Seattle: Why oppose the new youth jail?

From No New Youth Jail. July 18: The Juvenile Punishment System Targets Youth of Color, Destroys Lives, and Does Not Make Us Safer The juvenile punishment system in King County is severely racially targeted.  According to a March 2012 report … Continue reading

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Seattle: July 9th No Juvie Event

Black Orchid: Some of us have been involved with a group of community members who are working to stop the construction of a new youth jail in the Central District. You can find more information about this project here: http://blackorchidcollective.wordpress.com/Continue reading

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Tides of Flame #20 Out Now!

PugetSoundAnarchists.org. June 6: Issue # 20 out now suckas! Cafe Racer Shootings A Manifesto Against Capitalism 1856: The Battle of Seattle An Act of Revenge Anti-Juvi Actions Honor the Dead – Fight for the Living Read: http://tidesofflame.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/tof20.pdf Print: http://tidesofflame.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/tof20print.pdf

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