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Protesters arrested after clergy chain themselves at site of Seattle’s new youth jail

The protesters gathered at the site near 14th and Alder at about 8 a.m.

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Last month, supporters of the campaign closed an intersection Fourth Avenue and James Street in front Constantine’s office.  Five of them were locked together, with their arms inside metal tubes.

    Protesters arrested after clergy chain themselves at site of Seattle's new youth jail
    SEATTLE - Clergy members and others who chained themselves to steel beams at the construction site for a new youth jail in Seattle were arrested Friday morning. The protesters gathered at the site near 14th and Alder at about 8 a.m. RELATED: Why SPD did not arrest traffic-blocking protesters They're demanding that King County Executive Dow Constantine halt construction.
    http://mynorthwest.com

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Protesters sit on folding chairs, link arms on construction site of future youth jail in Seattle

As cranes continued to move supplies around the large site, at 14th Avenue and East Remington Court, the protesters urged supporters to call the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and report what they call safety violations.

    Protesters sit on folding chairs, link arms on construction site of future youth jail in Seattle
    In the latest attempt to stop construction of King County's new youth jail, protesters gathered at the construction site. Three protesters entered the site and sat down. Share story Three people linked arms with piping and sat in folding chairs on the site of King County's new youth jail, under construction in Seattle's Central Area.
    https://www.seattletimes.com

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Orca Swim Team Workout. Sun: Afternoon; Mon/Weds/Fri: Evenings; Tues/Thurs: Mornings. Seattle University, Connolly Athletic Center, 14th Ave & E Cherry St. Pre-registration required. Orca Swim Team workouts are for both competitive & recreational swimmers. www.orcaswimteam.org

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Positively Living Coffee Social. 9:30am-12 noon. Cupcake Royale, 1111 E Pike St. Every Saturday. Casual social get-together for the HIV community. Anthony, 206-957-1600. Sponsored by LIfelong.

Rainbow Walk for LGBTQ Elders 50+ - Green Lake Walk. 12 noon-1pm. 7201 E Green Lake Dr. N. Every Saturday starting 3/31 - Come Rain or Shine! - Meet at the Wading Pool (along...

Center for Spiritual Living. 8:25, 9:45, 11:30am. 5801 Sand Point Way NE. Blessings & we hope to see you soon! (206) 527-8801 ext 203, www.cslseattle.org

University Lutheran Church. 9:30am Worship, 10:30am Coffee Fellowship, 11am Adult Forum & Education Hour. 1604 NE 50th St. All are welcome. We choose love. (206) 525-7074. universitylutheranseattle.org

St. Clement’s Episcopal Church. 10:30am Worship. 1501 32nd Ave S. Great music. Dynamic preaching. Holy communion. Encountering the transformative and unconditional love of God in Christ. Join us! www.stclementseattle.org

Seattle Sunday Bowling. 10:30am. West Seattle Bowl, 4505 39th Ave SW (at SW Oregon St). Open bowl every Sunday for the GLBT community & friends. You don’t have to worry about how you bowl! $6.50 + $3 shoe rental. (425) 785-4729.

Welcome Table Christian Church. 9:45am Meditation; 10:30am Worship; Labyrinth 2nd Sundays 1-4pm. 1322 S Bayview St. Where people of all genders and sexualities, and families of all shapes & sizes are welcome and celebrated. A welcoming and affirming community since 1987. welcometablecc.org

Lotus Sisters Guided Meditation. 11am-1:30pm. SASG, 115 15th Ave E, Suite 201. Meets 2nd Sunday each month. Senior students lead the meditation, provide dharma talks or reflections & lead discussion. (206) 329-5908; www.LotusSisters.org. (Meets in 2nd floor meeting room; no elevator.)

Seattle Men in Leather Monthly Brunch. 11am-1pm. Purr Cocktail Lounge, 2307 24th Ave E. Meets 2nd Sunday each month. All members of the leather community are invited to attend...

Holy Covenant International Christian Community Church. 12pm. 4525 19th Ave NE. Outreach to the LGBT community. holycovenantccc@gmail.com

Dignity/Seattle. 6pm-Prayer Service. Ravenna United Methodist Church, 5751 33rd Ave NE. Meets 2nd Sunday each month. Dignity/Seattle is the local chapter of the nationwide organization...

Integrity/Puget Sound. 7pm Worship & Fellowship. St. Mark’s Cathedral, Thomson Chapel, 1245 10th Ave E. Integrity is an international ministry of Gay & Lesbian Episcopalians, their friends & families, dedicated to education...

Rainbow Walk for LGBTQ Elders 50+ - Volunteer Park Walk. 12 noon-1pm. 14th Ave E & E Prospect St. Every Monday starting 3/26 - Come Rain or Shine! - Meet at Black Sun sculpture across...

Freely Speaking Toastmasters. 7pm. Seattle Unity Church, 200 8th Ave N. Every Monday (except holidays & the last Mondays in August & December). Seattle’s only LGBT speaking club. www.FreelySpeaking.org

LGBTQ+ Group. 1:15-2:15pm. Orion Center, 1828 Yale Ave. Every Tuesday. A group for LGBTQ youth ages 13-24 & their allies. Sponsored by Youthcare. (206) 622-5555.

Rainbow Walk for LGBTQ Elders 50+ - Alki Beach Walk. 2-3pm. 61st Ave SW & Alki Ave SW. Tuesday starting 3/27 - Come Rain or Shine! - Meet at Statue of Liberty statue. Hot...

ALISS - Aging Lesbians in South Seattle Evening Gathering. 6:30-8pm. Southeast Seattle Senior Center, 4655 S Holly St, Rainier Ave S & S Holly St., Social Hall. Meets 2nd & 4th Tuesday each month. This...

Alzheimer’s Association’s LGBT Caregivers’ Support Group. 6:30-8pm. Home Street Bank, 7307 Greenwood Ave N. Meets 2nd Tuesday each month. A free information and support group for care partners, family...

Tuesday Night Sex Addicts Anonymous (GLBTQI). 7-8:30pm. All Pilgrims Christian Church, 500 Broadway E (enter at 509 10th Ave E; buzz in, Dickson room). Every Tuesday. SAA is a...

...Addicts Anonymous (GLBTQI). 7-8:30pm. All Pilgrims Christian Church, 500 Broadway E (enter at 509 10th Ave E; buzz in, Dickson room). Every Tuesday. SAA is a fellowship of men & women whose primary...

Seattle Otters Water Polo Team. 8-9:30pm. Medgar Evers Pool, 500 23rd Ave E (at E Cherry St).  Every Tuesday & Thursday. GLBT & GLBT-friendly co-ed water polo team...

Mature Friends Dining Out Luncheon. 12 noon. Roosters Restaurant, 611 Broadway E. Meets 2nd & 4th Wednesday each month. Just drop in - no RSVP required. MF is a social organization for Gay men & women, 40 years & over. www.maturefriends.org

Positively Living. 5-7pm. Lifelong, 1016 E Pike St., 3rd Fl. Every Wednesday. Social and support group for the HIV community with various topics for discussion and conversation. Anthony, 206-957-1600. Sponsored by Lifelong.

Seattle Prime Timers Cards. 2pm. Ballard NW Senior Center, 5429 32nd Ave NW. near The Locks. Meets 2nd Thursday each month in the Arts & Crafts Room on the 2nd floor to play Hearts, Cribbage or Bridge depending on who shows up. Beginners are welcome. On Metro routes 44 and 17X.

Gay Fathers Association of Seattle. 7:30-9pm. Group Health, 201 16th Ave E, Central Bldg, Lower Atrium. Every Thursday. Support meetings for Gay fathers & Gay men who are...

Rainbow Walk for LGBTQ Elders 50+ - Kubota Gardens Walk. 12 noon-1pm. 9817 55th Ave S. Every Friday starting 3/30 - Come Rain or Shine! - Meet at the corner of 55th...

...S. Every Friday starting 3/30 - Come Rain or Shine! - Meet at the corner of 55th Ave S and Renton Ave S. Hot coffee and beautiful Rainbow umbrellas to use “just in case.” For info, call (206...

Gay Kickball Welcome All $5 Pick-Up Game. 1:45pm. Bobby Morris Playfield, 11th Ave & E Pine St. Join us for our welcome all $5 gay kickball pick-up game. Please wear something...

...7-10pm. Pick up maps at participating shops & galleries located in the Ballard business district (Ballard Ave NW & NW Market St area). Meets 2nd Saturday each month. Enjoy an evening of art as local galleries & businesses...

“Ominous Adages, Faceless Obsessions & Other Narratives” - Linocuts by Alan LaMont - Artist Reception. 7-10pm. Grumpy Old Man’s Comics, Art & Collectibles (The Curmudgeon Gallery), 1732 NW Market St.

Seattle Red Dress Party. 8pm-1am. 415 Westlake, 415 Westlake Ave N. Benefit dance and party hosted by Gaysha Starr and Aleksa Manila...

Baha’i Prayer & Fellowship Circle. 10am. Pearl Warren Bldg, 606 12th Ave S. Meets 3rd Sunday each month. Share prayers, readings, thoughts & music. All backgrounds, all faiths welcome. (206) 391-2188.

...building community. Gay City Health Project’s Wellness Center provides anonymous & confidential HIV/STD testing. 517 E Pike St. More info or to schedule an appointment, (206) 860-6969. www.gaycity.org

...camping for GLBT folks. Must be 21; ID required. trc@camptrc.org, www.camptrc.org, 1122 E Pike St #1069, Seattle 98122-3934...

...18 - Sarah Hardin, (425) 271-5600, ext 155; sarahh@rays.org; Roots Young Adult Shelter: 1415 NE 43rd St., (206) 632-1635; www.rootsinfo.org; Safe Schools Coalition: www.safeschoolscoalition.org; (206) 451-SAFE...

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Apr 06

Seattle Chapter Black Panther Party 50th Anniversary Seattle Conference to be held April 26-28

...s Central Area at two historic locations: Washington Hall, and Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute (104 17th Ave. S.) and Washington Hall (1350 E. Fir St...

...Washington Hall, and Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute (104 17th Ave. S.) and Washington Hall (1350 E. Fir St....

    SGN - Seattle Gay News - Page 8 - Seattle Chapter Black Panther Party 50th Anniversary Seattle Conference to be held April 26-28 - Friday, April 6, 2018 - Volume 46 Issue 14
    The Seattle branch of the Black Panther Party was the first chapter formed outside of the state of California. A year and a half before
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King County Executive Dow Constantine cancels speech as youth-jail protesters show up

Voters in 2012 approved a $210 million property-tax levy to replace the county’s existing juvenile-justice complex at 12th Avenue and East Alder Street in Seattle.

    King County Executive Dow Constantine cancels speech as youth-jail protesters show up
    Later on, the county executive announced Public Health - Seattle & King County would take over youth-jail programming. He also said he wants to make Metro Transit a stand-alone department. Share story King County Executive Dow Constantine abruptly canceled his State of the County address Monday after demonstrators who want to stop the building of a new youth jail showed up at the annual event.
    https://www.seattletimes.com

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Seattle’s No New Youth Jail takes a Stand with Lockdown at Construction Site

The continued construction at the 12th and Alder site runs directly counter to Constantine’s stated commitment to zero detention for youth, instead...

    Seattle's No New Youth Jail takes a Stand with Lockdown at Construction Site
    Begins "People's Moratorium" on Youth Jail Construction by Charlette LeFevre The Charlette Report Today in the early morning hours a dozen activists chained themselves to a construction fence in Seattle to start a "People's Moratorium" on the new King County Youth Jail Construction Site.
    https://blog.seattlepi.com

Mar 26

No New Youth Jail activists block construction at detention center site

Starting early this morning, activists with the No New Youth Jail coalition linked arms with piping around all three entrances to the construction site of the youth detention center currently under construction at 12th and Alder in Seattle. As of late Monday morning, the protest is ongoing.

    No New Youth Jail activists block construction at detention center site
    Starting early this morning, activists with the No New Youth Jail coalition linked arms with piping around all three entrances to the construction site of the youth detention center currently under construction at 12th and Alder in Seattle. As of late Monday morning, the protest is ongoing.
    https://seattle.curbed.com

Mar 26

No New Youth Jail protesters shut down 12th Ave work site

The construction site protest blocked work entrances at the 12th and Alder site and marked what organizers said was the beginning of a “People’s Moratorium on construction at the site.”

    No New Youth Jail protesters shut down 12th Ave work site
    Protestors blocking all construction entrances to youth jail in a "peoples moratorium" to end construction. "If @kcexec Dow Constantine won't, we will." pic.twitter.com/UrkjVY6zbK - Alex Garland (@AGarlandPhoto) March 26, 2018 With reporting by Alex Garland Activists seeking a halt on construction of the new King County's Children and Family Justice Center brought their protest to the work site Monday morning.
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

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