Ask yourself: Have they created effective change? Are they accountable to the community?
Despite meager pay and occasional abuse, many incarcerated people find pride in the job. When I was young and adrift, I did too.
For years, sex workers have struggled to find safe work under tighter federal regulations. Coronavirus made that worse.
With nowhere else to go, the state’s most at-risk kids — and their caseworkers — are faced with limited options.
The area is home to the highest proportion of African Americans in the state. It has no city council or mayor looking out for it.
The police shooting of Jacob Blake is the latest to inspire white Americans to protest and demand change. Here's my advice.
Nearly two years after voters approved I-940, training lags while investigations into police-involved killings face scrutiny.
To overcome a violent history of exclusion, the nation's "green ecosystem" will need to do more than acknowledge past sins.
Chief Carmen Best's resignation must not distract from the work of overhauling public safety and investing in Black communities.
Young people too often waive their Miranda rights during encounters with law enforcement. We need to fix that.
The winning basketball team is a model for sustained and creative political engagement. Will Seattleites follow the players' lead?
The makeshift shelter in Bellevue has been a respite for many women. It’s set to close at the end of August.
Workers without access to federal assistance like stimulus checks are getting a lifeline from the state.
Los trabajadores que no pueden acceder a la ayuda federal, como el cheque de estímulo, recibirán un apoyo vital del estado.
A Vancouver high school has had a “Chieftan” mascot since the 1960s. Students who've criticized it hope the latest challenge will be the last.
The young lives of James and Jerome Taafulisia were beset by poverty and neglect when they committed their violent crimes. So was mine.