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Education Department Delays Regulation that Helps Minority Students Access Special Education

June 29, 2018The Department of Education chose to delay a regulation intended to help prevent racial disproportionality in special education, which was widely supported by students, parents, school administrators, and the civil rights community. “Rather than support the education of students with disabilities and listen to the advice received from educators working in the trenches, the Administration today has told both groups they simply do not matter,” said Curt Decker, executive director of the National Disability Rights Network.

Rooted in Rights Hosts Panel at Womxn Act on Seattle

January 21, 2018Rooted in Rights hosted the "Digital Storytelling: How Disabled Womxn Advocates Amplify their Activism" panel discussion on Sunday, January 21, 2018 during the Womxn Act on Seattle.

Crosscut Festival: It’s time to talk it out

December 11, 2017We will be attending the Crosscut Festival at Seattle University from February 2-3, 2018. Please stop by our table and say hi!

2018 Charles A. Goldmark Awards Announced

September 5, 2017The recipients of the awards are: The Washington State Attorney General's Office (AGO) and the Northwest Immigrant Right's Project (NWIRP).