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KBCS Summer Fund Drive

The on-air portion of our Summer Fund Drive has come to an end, but there's still time to help KBCS reach its fund drive goal before June 30th! Please make your contribution today and thank you in advance!

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Drive ends: June 30, 2022

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The Joy in Resistance

Reverend Osagyefo Sekou shares some perspective on where joy lives in resistance. Reverend Sekou is the Theologian in Residence at Valley and Mountain Fellowship in Seattle’s Rainier Valley.

Hunger Strike in Effect at Tacoma’s Northwest Detention Center

The newest hunger strike at Tacoma’s immigration detention center started  February, 2018.  KBCS’s Yuko Kodama speaks with Maru Mora Villalpando, community organizer of Northwest Detention Center Resistance, about conditions inside the Northwest Detention Center, for its detainees.

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Lawsuit Against the Northwest Detention Center

On September 20th, Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced a lawsuit against the GEO Group, the second-largest private prison provider in the country, which operates the Northwest Detention Center. The state’s lawsuit asks the court to order the company to give up the profits netted from paying detainees up to one dollar a day for their work in the detention center.

KBCS’s Yuko Kodama caught Maru Mora Villalpando, community organizer of Northwest Detention Center Resistance, on the phone to talk about the conditions regarding work inside the Northwest Detention Center, for its detainees.

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