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The Rights Investigation & Accountability Program is happy to welcome Colleen Caffrey as our newest Investigator! Colleen joined Disability Rights Washington in May 2020. She previously worked in administrative and financial management roles for the Statewide Independent Living Council of Georgia and other non-profit organizations. She is excited to return to the disability rights community as part of DRW’s Rights Investigation and Accountability team.

Colleen is a graduate of Cornell University with a B.S. in Human Development and Family Studies. She has worked as a music educator, teaching pre-schoolers and retirees to drum. She is a passionate volunteer with the Girls Rock Camp network, empowering girls, women, trans and gender-expansive people through creative self-expression and collaboration. Colleen recently relocated to Olympia where she enjoys forest hikes with her wife, visits to the Farmers Market, and improvisational cooking.