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

Happy Braille Day!

January 5, 2021

January 4th is Braille Day and celebrates the birthday and legacy of Louis Braille! At age 3 Braille injured his eye and ultimately became blind. Even though he was incredibly bright, he could not read or write. At the Royal Institute for Blind Youth, Braille developed his own written language composed of dots, this is

Winter Holidays You Should Know About!

December 14, 2020

We all know about Christmas and Hanukkah, but a lot of people do not realize that there are tons of holidays being celebrated over the winter months. Here are some amazing holidays that you should definitely be aware of: 1. Saint Nicholas Day: This Holiday is celebrated throughout Europe on December 6th. The night before

Happy Human Rights Day!

December 10, 2020

December 10th marks Human Rights Day. This holiday celebrates the United Nation’s adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which states the rights and freedoms that all people have. This year marks the 72nd anniversary of the document. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights is used around the world and is the most translated

Staying Healthy in the Winter

December 2, 2020

With COVID cases increasing around the world, it is incredibly important to remember the protocols that are going to keep us safe! This winter Doctors suspect there is going to be another spike in COVID cases because we will all be spending more time indoors. 1. Wash your hands for one minute every time you