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Huy, State Corrections Department Develop Indigenous Medicines Program

The Washington State Penitentiary (WSP), and Huy, an Indigenous non-profit advocacy organization, have collaborated to help incarcerated Indigenous people find spiritually rehabilitation, while providing skills and resources that can be used both…

Washington State Prisons Create Sacred Space for Indigenous Medicines

Our hearts are full. After three years of advocacy, we are grateful that two Washington State prisons have helped create sacred Indigenous space, where our imprisoned relatives are now growing and…

Huy Urges Wash. State House Democrats: Vote On Private Prison Ban Now

On Wednesday, Huy wrote this letter to the House Democratic Caucus: February 12, 2020 VIA EMAIL Re:      SHB 2576 Dear Members of the House Democratic Caucus: We support SHB 2576, which…

Huy Supports Washington Legislation To Ban Private Prisons

Huy has joined the American Civil Liberties Union of Washington, Latino Civic Alliance, Washington State Labor Council, and Northwest Immigrant Rights Project in support for two Washington State bills that…

Huy Helps Create New State Juvenile Rehabilitation, Religious Rights Policy

Effective October 4, 2019, the Washington State Department of Children, Youth & Families adopted its new Juvenile Rehabilitation (JR) Policy 4.11, “Accessing Religious & Spiritual Activities,” after consulting and collaborating with Washington…

Huy Opposes US Fish & Wildlife Proposal For Non-Indian Eagle Feather Use

Today Huy submitted comments in opposition to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s Petition for Rulemaking regarding implementation of the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act and the Migratory Bird Treaty…

Huy Opposes Washington State DOC Book Ban

Huy has written Washington Department of Corrections (DOC) Secretary Steve Sinclair in opposition to his agency’s recent ban on used books.  You can read Huy’s letter to the DOC here,…

Texas Federal Court Judge Affirms Native Prisoners’ Religious Right to Wear Unshorn Hair

In a spectacular decision in favor of three Natives incarcerated in the Texas state prison system, a federal court judge in Houston has ruled that Texas cannot enforce “its male grooming policy…

Huy Asks United Nations For Intercession On Behalf Of Indigenous Prisoners

Today Huy wrote the U.N.Human Rights Committee in reference to the Committee’s List of Issues for the United States’ 5th periodic review. Here you can read Huy’s Submission to UN Human Rights Committee re…

Washington DSHS Issues Directive re: Indian Religious Rights of Incarcerated Native Youth

We with Huy have worked with the ACLU of Washington, Galanda Broadman, and the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) to help the agency develop policy to…

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