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.
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.