COVID-19 Vaccine information

March 1, 2021

Washington State residents have started to receive the COVID-19 Vaccine. A vaccine is medicine. It usually comes in a shot. It protects you from getting sick. The COVID-19 Vaccine is a shot that can keep you from getting COVID-19. To find out if you are eligible visit https://form.findyourphasewa.org or you can call 2–1–1 or The Washington State

How to sign in for Remote Testimony at the Washington Legislature

February 24, 2021

How to sign in for Remote Testimony at the Washington Legislature The Washington Legislature are holding committee meetings remotely this year. That means that people can participate in hearings from their home. People can submit written testimony, sign in support or oppose to a bill or even testify over Zoom. Disability Rights Washington has put

Remembering Those We Lost This Black History Month

February 22, 2021

Black History Month celebrates the contributions and impacts Black People have had on history. It is especially important because many history classes in school focus on white people. Throughout the month try and learn about many important topics such as the African Slave Trade, Civil Rights Movement, the Black Lives Matter movement and systemic racism.

February 17th is National Random Act of Kindness Day!

February 17, 2021

Today is a day to celebrate kindness! Every small act of kindness matters as it can easily make someone’s day. We can all remember how something small a person did made your day. That is why it is so important that you try to make someone else’s day with a random act of kindness. A

新年快乐 Means Happy New Year!

February 12, 2021

February 12th is Chinese New Year! This is one of the most important holidays in China and is a time to celebrate the new year with family. It is celebrated on the first day of the Chinese calendar. The Chinese calendar is on a 12-year cycle and each year is represented by an animal. These

2021 Legislative Session

February 9, 2021

The 2021 Washington State Legislative Session started on January 11th 2021. As we are continuing to experience the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 legislative session is all virtual for the first time. The legislative committees in both the House and the Senate are holding committee hearings remotely. People are testifying at committee hearings virtually to let

Disability Representation in Fan Fiction

February 4, 2021

We all know that fictional universes like the Marvel Cinematic Universe have mass followings. However, many dedicated fans with disabilities are disappointed that there is a lack of disability representation in the media. Disability representation in sci-fi is usually limited to characters who have lost limbs. Obviously, in these popular universes’, representation is important. Representation

Embrace Your Differences! January was “It’s Okay to Be Different Month”!

January 29, 2021

No two people are the same. We all have different names, hobbies, skills, ethnicities and personalities. We should not be scared to love our differences. That is why we must normalize and accept the fact that we are all different. Remember this month, and every month that there is nothing wrong with being yourself.

Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Martin Luther King Junior.

January 18, 2021

Every year on the third Monday of January, people from around the world, recognize Martin Luther King Jr. and the impact his work has had on society. Many people in America get a day off of school or work to recognize the civil rights leader. This holiday encourages people to follow in Martin Luther King

What are your New Year Resolutions?

January 14, 2021

Let’s be honest – 2020 was a rough year. But as the new year rings in, it is important that we have resolutions that will have a positive impact on the community! Here are some great new year’s resolutions! 1. Try to remember to ask people with disabilities which type of language they prefer: People