2022 Priorities

  • Enforce Olmstead
  • Increase the availability of housing
  • Increase the availability of community-based health and behavioral health services
  • Increase compliance with established accessibility requirements
  • Stop discriminatory use of the legal system
  • Increase support of and reduce barriers to meeting basic needs
  • Increase access to good, meaningful education free from segregation and violence
  • Accessibility of Digital Spaces
  • Equity Mobility Access (EMA) Streets and Transit
  • Power Building and Other Equity Work
  • Board and Advisory Council Priorities:
    • A: Build Community to Fight Stigma and Discrimination
    • B: Advisory Council Awareness of the Needs of Rural Communities

Factors for modifying the above:

  • Disability Rights Washington has capacity to complete the new intervention type for the proposed case or project.
  • Disability Rights Washington would have a unique role in the proposed case or project.
  • The issue presented by the case or project is an advocacy opportunity that Disability Rights Washington was not aware of during its priority setting process.

Modification to these priorities:

  • Additions or deletions to the priorities must be reviewed by the Joint Planning and Evaluation Committee (JPEC) and the appropriate advisory council(s) and approved by the Board of Directors.