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2023 Legislative Agenda

January 27, 20232023 Legislative Agenda These issues have been identified by Disability Rights Washington (DRW) Programs and their constituents for focus during

Now hiring: Part-Time Office Assistant

December 13, 2022Disability Rights Washington (DRW) seeks a part-time (17.5 hours per week) Office Assistant to support the work of the Office of Developmental Disabilities Ombuds program in our Seattle office.

Are you ready? The Week Without Driving starts Monday, September 19 

September 18, 2022 all your activities — not just your work commute. If you normally transport other family members or friends, it applies to those trips too. 

Fifteen Transit Agencies Endorse Week Without Driving

September 12, 2022Fifteen transit agencies across Washington state have endorsed the Week Without Driving, signing on to a letter where they encourage

Now Hiring: Development Coordinator

June 24, 2022Disability Rights Washington is seeking a Bookkeeper/Development Assistant to work in either our Seattle or Spokane office. Learn more here!

Thank you for your input!

May 31, 2022Thank you for filling out our priority survey. We appreciate your input!

Now Hiring: Impact Litigation Attorney

May 26, 2022Full-Time and Exempt Employee Reports to the Directors of Community Inclusion and Services Program and Treatment Facilities Program Disability Rights

Final 2022 Legislative Newsletter

April 15, 2022Many of the bills of interest to disability advocates that passed this year were at least somewhat bi-partisan. In the “wrap-up” that follows, this newsletter will focus on the legislative accomplishments and additional funding that are important to disability advocates.

Press Release: State Agrees to Pay $1.25 Million in Rainier School Wrongful Death Lawsuit

March 16, 2022The family of JoHanna Pratt, a former resident at the state-run Rainier School in Buckley, has settled their medical neglect and wrongful death lawsuit against Rainier School and the State of Washington for $1.25 million.  

Legislative Agenda

January 7, 20222022 Legislative Agenda These issues have been identified by Disability Rights Washington (DRW) Programs and their constituents for focus during

Nothing About Us Without Us – HB 1802

December 22, 2021For as long as time, people with disabilities have been left out of conversations about our services, caregiving, education, rights,

ALL OR NOTHING Ending Washington’s Dependence On Involuntary Civil Commitment

December 14, 2021Press Release For Immediate ReleaseDecember 14, 2021 Contact: Alexandra Deas(206) 324-1521 x117alexandrad@dr-wa.org Disability Rights Washington’s (DRW) newest report examines the

Director of Strategic Partnerships Position Description

November 29, 2021Disability Rights Washington (DRW) 315 Fifth Avenue South Suite 850 Seattle, WA 98104 DRW is an equal opportunity employer. Introduction

Director of Development & Strategic Partnerships

November 23, 2021Disability Rights Washington seeks a Director of Strategic Partnerships. This is a full-time exempt position. This is a senior leadership level position in a highly impactful innovative, well-established organization with a diversified financial position, a developing culture of philanthropy and growing development program.  Learn more and apply now!