WADA goes fishing?!

Washington Attorneys with Disabilities Association looks forward to gathering in-person at Ivar’s Salmon House — Friday, June 10, 2022, 5:00 PM Happy Hour.

Scholarship deadline extended — Award increased!

Deadline extended! Due to some requests for additional time and an influx of additional funding, the Washington Attorneys with Disabilities Association scholarship has been extended until June 30th, and the award has been increased to $2000. washington-attorneys-with-disabilities-association-2022-scholarshipDownload

Published
Categorized as Legal Blog

Scholarship opportunity!

We have begun accepting applications for the Washington Attorneys with Disabilities Association Scholarship. Here’s an Application: washington-attorneys-with-disabilities-association-2022-scholarshipDownload

Published
Categorized as Legal Blog

Supporting DRW in keeping protections of the Death with Dignity Initiative.

WADA will be supporting Disability Rights Washington in its letter to the Senate. 2022-letter-of-disability-advocates-opposing-eshb-1141Download “Some of those signing this letter oppose the Death with Dignity law based on religious or ethical grounds, but others support the underlying law. The grounds for opposing HB 1141 cited in this letter are neither religious nor ethical. We oppose…… Continue reading Supporting DRW in keeping protections of the Death with Dignity Initiative.

Published
Categorized as Legal Blog

Scholarship Winners!

Washington Attorneys with Disabilities Association would like to announce its 2020-2021 Scholarship winners. Dyana Thurgood Picture of Dyana Thurgood a young law student who identifies as female with shoulder-length hair, glasses and warm smile Dyana Thurgood (“Dy”) is a third-year law student at the University of Utah’s S. J. Quinney College of law. She has…… Continue reading Scholarship Winners!

Recognizing the racial violence against the Asian American and Pacific Islander community

Standing in solidarity with our sister community… stop the violence. Racial and gender prejudice play a role in dehumanizing communities. Discrimination, harassment, and violence are foreseeable consequences. It is heartbreaking when it comes to this: https://www.advancingjustice-atlanta.org/news/communityresponse For some history on objectifying racism/misogyny: https://www.history.com/news/chinese-immigration-page-act-women Spoiler: ‘Chinese women were perceived as a particular type of threat: A…… Continue reading Recognizing the racial violence against the Asian American and Pacific Islander community

Published
Categorized as Legal Blog

WADA WSBA Joint Event

We are having a fifth annual joint event with the Washington State Bar Association. Disability Discrimination During the Pandemic Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020 3 to 4 p.m. View full program schedule and faculty.(link to registration) For accessibility or accommodation requests, or other questions, please email cle@wsba.org or call 206-443-9722 (toll free: 800-945-9722).accommodations number 206-443-9722 or toll free…… Continue reading WADA WSBA Joint Event

Published
Categorized as Legal Blog