Disability Rights Washington is pleased to announce that Helen Gebreamlak has joined our Amplifying Voices of Inmates with Disabilities (AVID) program to help protect the rights of people with disabilities who are incarcerated. Helen was previously an Office Assistant for Disability Rights Washington before being promoted to this AVID position. We are well aware of the wealth of skills Helen brings to the position including experience providing direct services to individuals in crisis, patience and empathy for our clients experiencing incarceration, and excellent writing skills. Disability Rights Washington is looking forward to Helen’s contributions to AVID’s advocacy of behalf of people with disabilities incarcerated in prisons and jails around the state.