8th Annual Stand for Innocence

April 28, 2022

Thank you for helping us raise over $100,000 at this year’s event! We couldn’t do this work without you.


Power of the Prosecutor

On May 31, 2022 Washington Innocence Project hosted a community discussion about the role and importance of prosecutors in the criminal justice system.

WashIP is working with several other community organizations that are deeply vested in the impact of the prosecutor in their communities. Some of these organizations include: The Federal Way Black Collective, Civil Survival Project, Witness to Innocence, Choose 180, The If Project, and ACLU of Washington.

Watch the recording below.

Speakers included:

  • Michelle Mbekeani, Senior Legal & Policy Advisor for Justice Reform, Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office
  • Felicia Hudson, Program Coordinator, Federal Way Black Collective
  • Representative Tarra Simmons, Executive Director, Civil Survival Project
  • Stephan Thomas, Former Prosecutor
  • Anita Khandelwal, Director, King County Department of Public Defense
  • Jeffery Robinson, CEO and Founder, The Who We Are Project
  • Sean Goode, Executive Director, CHOOSE 180

Wrongful Conviction Day Screening

October 2, 2022

Details TBD