March 30, 2017

Self-Care, Celebration, Sabbatical

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Dear Friends, Self-care. It’s easier in theory than in practice. But in a field where burnout and turnover are high, it’s crucial for that theory to become practice. And I don’t just mean bubble baths—I mean the kind of self-care that can sustain us in the long run. When I say “self-care,” I mean building […]

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Angélica Cházaro to Speak at Celebration for Change

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The Coalition’s 10th Annual Celebration for Change is just a short three weeks away, on Thursday, April 20th! Register today and celebrate the power of a coalition with us. We’re beyond excited to announce that this year’s Celebration speaker will be Angélica Cházaro, Immigration Attorney and Assistant Law Professor at the University of Washington. For […]

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Our New Justice for Families Grant

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Just the other day I read a disturbing article about Anne Frank – a DV survivor in New York who lost custody of her nine year-old son after a court-appointed parenting evaluator interpreted the child’s adamant and extreme fear of his father as the result of Ms. Frank’s attempts to undermine her child’s relationship with […]

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It Was A Sweet ‘16

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This year started off with such a bang, that 2016 feels like ages ago just a few months in. But 2016 was an incredible year at the Coalition! Take a peek at the Coalition’s 2016 Annual Accomplishments. Looking for a quick highlight reel? Here are just a few: – We secured $1,700,000 in new funding […]

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March 28, 2017

Meet DeAnn!

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DeAnn Alcantara-Thompson is the Transformative Justice & Prevention Coordinator at the Coalition, a new position focused on supporting the Coalition membership around existing – and developing –  work related to Transformative Justice, Restorative Justice, Community Accountability and Prevention. DeAnn started out in the movement studying feminism at the UW and working at the Women’s Center […]

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