February 7, 2019Todd was a recipient of the Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association’s 2018 Distinguished Service Award for his work as a co-founder the Pierce County Chapter of Lawyers Helping Hungry Children (LHHC).
February 6, 2019Town Hall’s Civics series this spring features Disability Rights Washington. This series highlights everything from local policies to world politics. These events offer perspectives on a range of topics as diverse as Seattle itself—a bustling forum for activism, discovery, and thought-provoking discussion. Visit the sponsorship and event pages to learn more...
October 2, 2018Breaking Barriers was a resounding success with over 200 people joining Disability Rights Washington’s fight to improve the lives of people with disabilities in Washington. Learn more about the event here...
July 24, 2018Don't miss Disability Rights Washington's 3rd Annual Fundraiser, Breaking Barriers on Saturday September 29, 2018. More information HERE!
May 31, 2018Each year, Disability Rights Washington presents its Breaking Barriers Awards. These prestigious awards honor a business, an elected official or public servant, and an advocate with a disability for breaking barriers to advance the rights of and improve the lives of people with disabilities in Washington State.
April 10, 2018We are now seeking a passionate advocate for human rights to take on the role of Rooted in Rights Program Director (PD). The PD has a deep understanding of disability issues and a passion for advancing the rights of people with disabilities, including those who experience multiple marginalizations.
March 19, 2018DRW seeks a Health Care Access Navigator to serve youth and adults with autism, and their families, who are insured by Regence as well as other private and public insurers.
January 22, 2018Rachel Miyazaki joined the Rooted in Rights team in December 2017 as their new Creative Production Assistant.
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.