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AVID Program receives 2019 Paul H. Chapman Award

Last weekend, AVID Program attorney Rachael Seevers traveled to Atlanta, Georgia to accept a 2019 Paul H. Chapman Award from the Foundation for Improvement of Justice. This award recognizes AVID’s innovative approach, especially the use of “structured negotiations,” in reforming how county jails and state prisons address the needs of inmates with disabilities. For more information about this honor and AVID’s work, please read our press release below.

Press Release [1]

Coverage:
https://www.lflegal.com/2019/08/avid-negotiate/ [2]
https://patch.com/washington/seattle/disability-rights-washington-awarded-work-king-county-jail [3]

Two women standing with award
AVID Attorney Rachael Seevers and DRW Board member Sonja Hardenbrook pose with the Paul H. Chapman Award from the Foundation for Improvement of Justice.