January 12, 2018Arielle will be working with both Disability Rights Washington and the Office of Developmental Disabilities as the Developmental Disability Ombuds and Development Assistant.
November 30, 2017We are looking forward to Helen’s contributions to AVID’s advocacy of behalf of people with disabilities incarcerated in prisons and jails around the state.
October 12, 2017Public Policy Director, David Lord and Developmental Disabilities Ombuds, Betty Schwieterman were recently honored at the People First of Washington Convention in Yakima, WA.
January 5, 2017Tina Pinedo, DRW's Digital Communications Manager, will travel to Morocco and Tunisia as part of the 2017 Winter Professional Fellows Reverse Exchange Program.
October 19, 2016Emily Cooper, DRW staff attorney, was awarded the Governor’s Trophy Award in Memory of Carolyn Blair Brown. It is reserved for a Washington resident with a disability who has significantly enhanced the empowerment of individuals with disabilities in the community and workforce.
September 28, 2015Reisha Abolofia ignited Disability Rights Washington’s presence in Spokane this week. Abolofia, an attorney and recent graduate of Gonzaga Law School, will serve as a policy analyst and researcher for DRW’s legal and systemic advocacy. She will also conduct outreach to the disability and social justice communities as she helps DRW define its Spokane office role.