Criminal Records Listening Session: TACOMA

Has a criminal record hindered your ability to save money or get out of debt?

Has a criminal record prevented you from securing stable housing, employment, or accessing basic services that could help you successfully integrate back into your community?

If you are in the TACOMA/FEDERAL WAY/LAKEWOOD area and answered yes to EITHER of these questions, we want to hear from you! Please call 1.866.789.7726 to learn more or to RSVP.

We are holding two sessions in Tacoma at the Tacoma Urban League (2550 S, Yakima Ave.)  The first is our Listening  Session for your to share your story with us and help inform state policy on these important programs. The second session is a FREE Advocacy Training and roundtable discussion with your local lawmakers. If you are looking to make change in your community and advocate for the programs and issues important to you, be sure to come to this session! All are welcome and participation in both days is not necessary to join the Advocacy Training. Childcare is available and light refreshments provided.

Monday, AUGUST 5, 2013
6:00-8:00 pm
Tacoma Urban League
2550 S. Yakima Ave. Tacoma, WA

6:00- 8:00 pm
Tacoma Urban League
2550 S. Yakima Ave. Tacoma, WA

If you are taking the bus to join us at either of these events, you can reach the Tacoma Urban League on routes 45, 57, 3, 48, 2

Poverty Action is a statewide non-profit organization with over 8,000 members taking action to preserve and improve the programs in our state’s Safety Net and address the structural issues that create poverty in Washington. With your help, we create and advocate for policy solutions that help Washington thrive. Join us at  our Tacoma Listening Session and share your story about living with criminal record(s) and meet with your lawmakers!

Come and share your story and help shape our legislative agenda, then join us on day two for a roundtable discussion with lawmakers on the issues you care about!

There is no better time than now to get your story heard. To sign up or to hear when we might be in a community near you, email or give us a call at 1-866-789-7726.


Poverty Action Listening Sessions 2013:

SEATTLE: July 23-24 DONE! Thanks Seattle for the great event!
TACOMA: Aug. 5-6
KENT: Aug. 27-29
EVERETT: Sept. 10-12
SPOKANE: October 8-10

If you have any questions or would like to speak with someone at Poverty Action about these events please call 1.866.789.7726 or email us at