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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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Langston Hughes African American Film Festival: Sharing stories for 15 years

Langston Hughes African American Film Festival, April 19-22 at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, 104 17th Ave. S., Seattle; $7-$12 for individual tickets, $90 for full festival pass $90 (langstonseattle.org).

    Langston Hughes African American Film Festival: Sharing stories for 15 years
    LHAAFF celebrates its 15th anniversary and runs April 19-22. Short films and features from more than 30 countries will be screened, alongside parties and workshops. Share story As a recent transplant to Seattle in the early 2000s, Karen Toering was feeling stuck.
    https://www.seattletimes.com

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15th Annual Langston Hughes African American Film Festival This Week

...Thur., Apr. 19 and through Sun., Apr. 22 at the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, 104 17th Avenue S. in Seattle...

    15th Annual Langston Hughes African American Film Festival This Week - The Seattle Medium
    In a packed 4-day weekend, Langston, the new non-profit housed in the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, will host its Annual Langston Hughes African American Film Festival (LHAAFF) with over 30 features, documentary and short films selected from the U.S. and abroad this week. The festival will run Thur., Apr.
    http://seattlemedium.com

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Your Voice, Your Choice project ideas closer to becoming realities

New crosswalk at E Yesler Way and 17th Ave S.

    Your Voice, Your Choice project ideas closer to becoming realities - Front Porch
    Spring has sprung, and any Seattleite worth their raincoat knows that means one thing: it's construction season! Our Your Voice, Your Choice: Parks and Streets (YVYC) partners at the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) and Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) have been working hard to turn the 33 projects selected by community members in 2017 ...
    http://frontporch.seattle.gov

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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
    http://www.sgn.org

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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

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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

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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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