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Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) residents and community, in solidarity with and honoring: * SR 8610 (2021)
Asian and Pacific Islander Americans, Washington's, and Lunar New Year, celebrating: * HR 4606 (2021), * SR 8609 (2021)
Boards and commissions, community participation on: SB 5105, SSB 5105
Chinese American history month, each January as, designation of: SB 5264, SCR 8403
Community/technical colleges, equity/access in, expanding via our colleges our future act of 2021: HB 1318, SB 5194, SSB 5194, * E2SSB 5194, CH 272 (2021)
Congolese immigrants and refugees, Congolese integration network for, recognizing and honoring: SR 8627
Developmental disabilities, persons with, diversity of, membership of task forces/other statutory entities to reflect: HB 1566
Digital equity and inclusion, for underserved populations, advancing: HB 1460, SHB 1460, 2SHB 1460
Digital equity forum, establishing: 2SHB 1460
Digital equity opportunity program, creating: HB 1460, SHB 1460, 2SHB 1460
Digital equity planning grant program, creating: HB 1460, SHB 1460, 2SHB 1460
Disabilities, persons with, diversity of, membership of task forces/committees/other statutory entities to reflect: HB 1566
Disparities, environmental health, state agency actions to reduce: SSB 5141, * E2SSB 5141, CH 314 (2021)
Disparities, environmental health/environmental justice/equity focused tools to identify wildfire-impacted communities: HB 1168, SHB 1168, * 2SHB 1168, CH 298 (2021)
Diversity/equity/inclusion, community and technical colleges strategic plan for: HB 1318, SB 5194, SSB 5194, * E2SSB 5194, CH 272 (2021)
Diversity/equity/inclusion, office of equity goals/standards relating to, review of: SB 5105, SSB 5105
Equity impact statements for bills and other proposed legislation: HB 1264, SHB 1264, SB 5274
Equity, environmental health disparities/justice/equity focused tools to identify wildfire-impacted communities: HB 1168, SHB 1168, * 2SHB 1168, CH 298 (2021)
Equity, in housing, addressing racial inequities via estate tax revenue deposits in equity in housing account: HB 1465
Equity, racial, analyses of, incorporation into audits/reviews/reports by JLARC, when: SB 5405, * ESSB 5405, CH 310 (2021) PV
Equity, social equity in cannabis industry, grant program/mentors roster/legislative task force/social equity license applicants: * ESHB 1443, CH 169 (2021)
Equity, social equity in cannabis industry, grant/pilot program/legislative task force/social equity license applicants: HB 1443, SB 5388
Equity, violations imposed on rural communities of color/disadvantaged communities/indigenous peoples, rectifying: HB 1233, SHB 1233
Equity-based school practices, as part of teacher and school administrator continuing education: HB 1426, * ESHB 1426, CH 77 (2021)
Executive order 9066, seventy-ninth anniversary, acknowledging: * HR 4609 (2021), * SR 8607 (2021)
Fairs, area/county/other, transfers from state general fund to fair fund to support inclusiveness at fair events: * 2SSB 5362, CH 245 (2021)
Farming, equity in, historically underrepresented groups, inclusion in food/agriculture laws/rules/etc. development/etc.: HB 1395, SHB 1395
Health education, in schools, disproportionately COVID-impacted people, steps to help: HB 1149
Health equity account, creating for statewide sweetened beverage excise tax revenue: SB 5371
Health equity account, sweetened beverage tax revenues in, community advisory board for use of, creating: SB 5371
Health equity continuing education training for health professions, requirements: SB 5229, * ESSB 5229, CH 276 (2021)
Health equity curriculum, for medical students, development by UW/WSU schools of medicine: SB 5228, * SSB 5228, CH 96 (2021)
Health equity zones, identifying and creating: SB 5052, SSB 5052, * E2SSB 5052, CH 262 (2021)
Health, local boards of, member expertise and lived experience, diversity requirements: HB 1110
Higher education, diversity/equity/inclusion/antiracism programs and training for faculty/staff/students: SB 5227, SSB 5227, * E2SSB 5227, CH 275 (2021)
Holocaust remembrance day, recognizing: * HR 4627 (2021)
Hospitals, information reporting by, to include race/ethnicity/gender identity/language/disability, when: HB 1272, SHB 1272, * E2SHB 1272, CH 162 (2021)
Housing, affordable, increasing for racial/ethnic groups disproportionately lacking access to: HB 1128, SHB 1128
Housing, racially disparate impacts/displacement/exclusion in, addressing at local level: HB 1220, SHB 1220, * E2SHB 1220, CH 254 (2021) PV
Inequities, environmental health, state agency actions to reduce: SB 5141
Intellectual disabilities, persons with, diversity of, membership of task forces/other statutory entities to reflect: HB 1566
Interpreters, for courts, for persons who have limited English proficiency and/or are deaf or hard of hearing: SB 5255
Japanese American veterans, incarcerees, and civil rights activists, recognizing and remembering: * HR 4609 (2021), * SR 8607 (2021)
Juries and jurors, electronic demographic survey for jurors beginning a jury term: HB 1542
Korean Americans, Paull Shin, former state senator, recognizing and honoring the life and work of: * SR 8626 (2021)
Labor rights, countries that provide, as eligible to sell for use or provide transportation fuels in state, criteria and list: HB 1551
Law enforcement diversity, professional development outreach grant program: * HB 1001, CH 52 (2021)
Local economic inclusion grants, for local government, implementing: SB 5241, SSB 5241, 2SSB 5241
Marriage dissolution/legal separation proceedings, interpreting for limited English proficiency parties: SB 5255
Money transmitters, small, serving diverse communities, impact of de-risking on, requesting that congress act to reduce: SJM 8004
Multicultural/anti-bias education, Betty Peace-Gladstone, former early childhood education professor, honoring: * SR 8608 (2021)
Nicotine addiction, intervention strategies, community-based and addressing health inequity/racial disparities: HB 1550
People of color, incarcerated individuals, postsecondary education participation before and after release: * 2SHB 1044, CH 200 (2021)
Preservation/protection of environment/natural resources, rights of all people in relation to, constitutional amendment: HJR 4205
Public works, alternative contracting, access for minority-owned businesses: * SB 5032, CH 230 (2021)
Racial equity analyses, incorporation into audits/reviews/reports by JLARC, when: SB 5405, * ESSB 5405, CH 310 (2021) PV
Racism in schools, institutional, training in dismantling: SB 5044
Racism in schools, institutional, training in order to dismantle: * ESSB 5044, CH 197 (2021)
Racism, structural, in health care, medical student training to help undo: SB 5228, * SSB 5228, CH 96 (2021)
Rural development, correcting land use patterns perpetuating disadvantages faced by immigrants and other peoples: HB 1233, SHB 1233
School staff/boards, cultural competency/diversity/equity/inclusion standards and training for: * ESSB 5044, CH 197 (2021)
School staff/boards, equity/diversity/inclusion/antiracism/cultural competency training for: SB 5044
Schools, equity-based practices, as part of teacher and school administrator continuing education: HB 1426, * ESHB 1426, CH 77 (2021)
Schools, language access programs for culturally responsive systemic family engagement: HB 1153, SHB 1153
Sexual assault investigations, race/ethnicity impact on outcomes, analysis via case review program: HB 1109, * ESHB 1109, CH 118 (2021)
Students, English language learners, school in-person instruction resumption priority groups for delivery to include: SHB 1366
Students, reducing absences with multitiered and culturally/linguistically responsive supports system: HB 1113, SB 5153
Victims, non-hate crime offenses, aggravating circumstance if defendant motivated by biased perception: HB 1071
Vulnerable populations and highly impacted communities, energy burden of, reducing in various ways: HB 1125, HB 1498, SB 5295, * ESSB 5295, CH 188 (2021)
Vulnerable populations, protections for, via consumer protection improvement act: SB 5025, * SSB 5025, CH 228 (2021)
Women of color, cosmetic products with potentially harmful ingredients and marketed to, plan for testing: SB 5480