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.

Give input on the priorities and tell us what to do by taking the survey here: https://www.disabilityrightswa.org/survey/