Chapter Training & Events
Pacific Northwest Employment Forum link for registration: www.pnwef.org
Policy & Advocacy
Public Policy Liaison
State Employment First Efforts: Legislation & Directive/Executive Order
- WA State Legislation (passed): Washington legislation (SB 6384), passed in 2012, establishing parameters around employment as first priority for individuals with developmental disabilities, with option of alternative community access program.
- WA State Policy: POLICY 4.11 COUNTY SERVICES FOR WORKING AGE ADULTS (wa.gov) was initially adopted in 2004, most recently updated 2012.
- WA Working-Age Adult Policy Overview: Publication from the Institute for Community Inclusion providing an overview of the development of Washington’s Working Age Adult Policy.
Contact Your Governor
Contact your state governor.
Washington State Legislature
Find the names and current activities of your state legislators.
Find Your U.S. Senators
Contact your state’s senators in the U.S. Senate.
Find Your U.S. Representatives
Contact your representatives in the U.S. House of Representatives.
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