Stop Jail MisManagement – Fix the Jail Now!

Stop Jail MisManagement – Fix the Jail Now!

Re:  Stop Whatcom County Jail MisManagement – Fix the Jail Now! By Joy Gilfilen, submitted to Whatcom County Council and Bellingham City Council 07-02-2017 Whatcom County’s self-proclaimed decade of expanding jail problems and constant crisis about overcrowding,...
No Bigger Jail – Discover Privateering

No Bigger Jail – Discover Privateering

Discover why Whatcom County is A Pioneer in jail reform. Our Community refuses to endorse mass incarceration, because privateering is the business model that underlays it. It creates A profiteering motive that undercuts the local economy, harms citizens and their...
Stop Punishing Taxpayers – Start Rebuilding Community Report

Stop Punishing Taxpayers – Start Rebuilding Community Report

The Coalition just produced after 10 years of research this document for the benefit of Whatcom County taxpayers to understand the complexity of the issue around building this large jail. Here is an excerpt from our opening page. Economic Alternatives = Opportunities...