Prison inmates “do not forfeit all constitutional protections by reason of their conviction and confinement in prison.”

U.S. Supreme Court, Bell v. Wolfish, 441 U.S. 520, 545 (1979)

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Huy Gives $10,500 in COVID Relief to Indigenous Prisoners

Mar 22nd, 2021

Today, Huy announced in a letter to Washington State Department of Corrections (DOC) leadership that it is giving $500 to each of the DOC’s 21 Indigenous Circles for “group medicines,…

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Huy, ACLU, Galanda Broadman Demand DOC Restore Indigenous Prisoner Freedoms

Mar 13th, 2021

In a letter sent today to Washington State Department of Corrections (DOC) Secretary Steve Sinclair and Airway Heights Corrections Center (AHCC) Superintendent James Key, Huy, along with the ACLU of…

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Huy Lifts Hands to DOC Secretary Sinclair For His Service

Jan 27th, 2021

Yesterday Washington State Department of Corrections (DOC) Secretary Steve Sinclair announced his retirement. As we wrote to Governor Jay Inslee in 2019 regarding our collaboration with Secretary Sinclair: “We have…

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Huy Urges Prayer For Inmates

Dec 4th, 2020

Indigenous inmates in Washington State have not seen family in person or been allowed to engage in group sweat-lodge worship since March. Advocates worry even more about them now that…

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Indigenous Prisoner Religious Rights Organization Urges Prayer For Inmates

Dec 2nd, 2020

Indigenous inmates in Washington State have not seen family in person or been allowed to engage in group sweat-lodge worship since March. Advocates worry even more about them now that…

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Huy, State Corrections Department Develop Indigenous Medicines Program

Aug 6th, 2020

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…

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Washington State Prisons Create Sacred Space for Indigenous Medicines

Jun 18th, 2020

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…

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

Feb 14th, 2020

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…

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Huy Supports Washington Legislation To Ban Private Prisons

Jan 24th, 2020

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…

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Huy Helps Create New State Juvenile Rehabilitation, Religious Rights Policy

Oct 10th, 2019

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…

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