Harsimran Bagri

Harsimran joined the Alliance full time in June 2014 as the Administrative Director after interning to support work on criminalization and native organizing. She graduated in June 2014 from Seattle Pacific University with bachelor’s degrees in Sociology and Philosophy. As a Canadian born, American-Punjabi Sikh, Harsimran has held the ideals of liberation from oppression and equality for all as achievable goals from an early age. Harsimran is deeply involved in the community, participating in the Social Justice Fund’s Gender Justice Giving Project and working for LGBTQIA rights.


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“We Say They Can Stay,” Native American Leaders Protest Immigrant Detension

By Simmi Bagri Alliance for a Just Society The annual Alliance for A Just Society’s Advanced Native Organizers Training, was sponsored by the Praxis Project and hosted at the  Alliance’s office in Seattle this month, drew leaders from tribes and organizations from around the country. They came from as far as Virginia, Alaska, South Dakota, […]

The Penalty for Being Poor – Prison

By Simmi Bagri Alliance for a Just Society Imagine being poor. Then imagine that the depth of your poverty is compounded because you committed a minor infraction. You can’t pay your ticket. You go to court and are put under a probation monitoring service – more fees and fines. You can’t afford bus fare, so […]