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Seattle Foundation Give Big Seattle Foundation's GiveBIG is coming up on May 6. Make a donation on May 6 to UBB and your contribution will be matched!

Upcoming Forum on Mass Incarceration and Criminal Justice Reform

University of Washington School of Law and William H. Gates Public Service Law Program presents "Reversing the Effects of Mass Incarceration: Implementing Criminal Justice Reforms"
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM 4293 Memorial Way Seattle, WA 98195 RSVP is required

ACLU: Jailed for Poverty?

ACLU of Washington State asks this pertinent question: Does Washington have modern day debtors' prisons? Take their quiz and see for yourself.

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Will the WA legislature help fund college courses in prisons?

New York has just okayed a statewide college program for prisoners. If we're lucky, Washington state is not far behind ... Read more.

UBB Expands to the Minimum Security Unit

UBB is now open for business at a second prison in the Monroe Correctional Complex, the Minimum Security Unit (MSU). We’re offering two classes there this semester ... Read more.


UBB Selected as Award Recipient

We are delighted to announce that University Beyond Bars has been selected as a recipient of settlement funds in a recently decided court case. The King County Superior Court found that AT&T had not fairly disclosed telephone charges to prisoners and their families in Washington State. After compensating the plaintiffs, the Court awarded over $20…


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We need volunteers to help with fundraising, administrative tasks, and special events. We also need instructors, tutors, and occasional lecturers to volunteer at the Monroe Correctional Complex.

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