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AVID Public Policy Work

2022 Legislative Agenda

These issues have been identified by the AVID Program and its constituents for focus during the 2022 legislative session. This list is not exhaustive and may change as the session progresses. Issues are not listed in a particular order. Items listed under the Lead Agenda are initiatives AVID is leading or working with stakeholders to lead. Items listed under the Support Agenda are led by other entities, but AVID will provide support.

Lead Agenda

1. Restrict the use of solitary confinement in the state’s prisons

2. Privacy protections for people in Washington prisons

Support Agenda

1. Expand opportunities for release from prison and decrease sentence lengths