Ep. 142: One last look at the Whatcom Jail Initiative Proposition 2017-6. Guests: No New Jail Tax Campaign Communications Director Genevieve Jones and concerned citizen Doug Starcher, who filed a Public Disclosure Campaign complaint against Whatcom County.
Ep. 135. The death of 28 year old farmworker Honesto Silva Ibarra, and the worker walk-out at Sarbanand Farms. Citizen Journalist Liz Darrow speaks with Community to Community Development’s Edgar Franks and Rosalinda Guillen and Junga Subedar with the Whatcom Civil Rights Project and Racial Justice Coalition about their organizations’ responses to the 2017 Whatcom County Jail proposal.. Dave Willingham speaks with Congressman Rick Larsen.
Former City/County Councilman Seth Fleetwood joins in the joins the group to discuss the city and county vote to move the Whatcom County Jail proposal forward. Also, Findings from the VERA Institute and Incarceration Prevention and Reduction Task Force on jail growth in the county, and Blocking the Capital Budget.