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Crosscut: Washington state's other epidemic: Mass incarceration

Crosscut: Washington state's other epidemic: Mass incarceration

by Marcus Harrison Green

In all, the decadeslong epidemic has devastated the lives of hundreds of thousands and counting. The diagnosis was handed down in a report released last month by the American Civil Liberties Union of Washington and researchers at the University of Washington.

Detailing the disease of mass ...

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The Appeal: When running away from home means getting locked up

The Appeal: When running away from home means getting locked up

by Charlotte West

Washington detains more children for status offenses such as truancy and running away than any other state in the country. State lawmakers want to change that.

Tabitha was on the run from her foster family when she celebrated her 17th birthday. She had been on the streets for ...

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