Summer Freedom School Application Open!

The American Friends Service Committee and People’s Institute Northwest Present   The 22nd TYREE SCOTT FREEDOM SCHOOL      July 25th-August 2nd from 10-4pm. Weekends Off! In Beacon Hill, South Seattle.    At Freedom School we will explore:                 ⇒ Roots of poverty                 ⇒ Racism                 ⇒ Know your rights with the police                 ⇒ […]

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YWCA Stand Against Racism Event

YUIR attended YWCA’s annual Stand Against Racism panel on the School to Prison Pipeline.  The event was organized by the YWCA People of Color Executive Council.  The panel included Chrissy Dulik Dalos, Indian Education Manager of the Marysville School District; Enrique Gonzalez, Juvenile Justice Policy Advocate of El Centro de la Raza; Tony Lee, Advocacy […]

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Meeting With Youth From Greensboro, North Carolina

On Thursday, 4/10/13, Youth Undoing Institutional Racism had the opportunity to meet with some folks called Human Relations, a school-sponsored and city-sponsored youth group based out of Greensboro, North Carolina.  Some of the adult mentors, including Monica Walker, are affiliated with the People’s Institute in North Carolina.  They were there to attend Seattle’s White Privilege […]

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Letter to Councilmember Larry Gossett

Over the last several months, Youth Undoing Institutional Racism, along with American Friends Service Committee, has been coordinating a project called End the Prison Industrial Complex (EPIC).  The overarching goal of this committee is to stop the construction of the proposed new youth detention center (the Children and Family Justice Center) by providing an alternative action plan.  […]

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Know Your Rights Trainings

  Last night, Mijo Lee from the Social Justice Fund trained Youth Undoing Institutional Racism to facilitate Know Your Rights with the Police trainings.  We plan to organize and facilitate these trainings for more youth in our schools and communities.  Contact us if you’d like us to train your community on your rights when encountering […]

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