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Lobby Day 2017

Lobby Day 2017 was a busy one for Washington CAN! We stormed the Capitol Steps in Olympia for Equity Day — a rally with hundreds of activists from two dozen coalition partners pushing for fully-funded education Read More

From trauma to civic engagement: Tacoma mom breaks decades long silence to protect vulnerable teens

by Roberta Riley MykleAnn kept it bottled up all these years, the memory of the night she’d gone off to a party in Tacoma, looking for fun, and wound up getting raped. She was just 14 Read More

Candidate Forum Moderated from Behind Bars of Clallam Bay Prison

Lakewood, Wash. – Friday, June 10, 2016 – Thursday, Washington Communication Action Network (CAN) held a candidate forum for candidates running in the 28th Legislative District. The forum was co-moderated by Willie Nobles, a black man Read More

Know Your Rights as a Tenant!

On Wednesday, April 12 we will hold a tenant’s right’s training course in the Federal Way area. Join us to learn how state law protects you as a tenant. We played a lead role in pushing Read More

Seattle Renters Celebrate a Victory in the Fight for Housing Justice

SEATTLE – Washington Community Action Network (Washington CAN!) today celebrates a victory with the community after the Seattle City Council votes to approve legislation that puts a cap on move-fees (security deposit, nonrefundable fees, and last Read More