August 12, 2020In celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) this summer, Reisha Abolofia, Director of DRW's Rights Investigation & Accountability Program, shared her perspective on the vital protections of the ADA, as well as the work that still needs to be done.
June 23, 2020Disability Rights Washington staff and volunteers knew Nathan as the chair of DRW’s Disability Advisory Committee and a member of our Board of Directors. Nathan was widely recognized as the state leader in advocacy for self-directed in-home care.
June 17, 2020The Rights Investigation & Accountability Program is happy to welcome Colleen Caffrey as our newest Investigator!
November 18, 2019The Treatment Facilities team is happy to welcome attorney Beth Leonard to our team!
November 12, 2019The following video describes Disability Rights Washington. It gives examples of what we do, where we started, and how we serve those with disabilities in Washington state.
April 17, 2019Attention High School students! The Institute is an intensive, week-long program this summer at DRW Spokane. It gives advocates an opportunity to further develop their advocacy skills. Learn more...
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.
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.