June 19, 2024


Client Service Document

Some food banks required photo ID and other documents before people could receive food. As part of a subcommittee, I co-wrote a policy memo for the Washington Dept. of Agriculture. This letter states current government policy in easy-to-understand language. I adapted material from my post, Asking for ID in the surveillance age, to write the letter. We use this letter to educate and divert food banks away from policies that can encourage discrimination.

I also appeared on a KIRO7 news segment with Jesse Jones (“Get Jesse!”) to explain to viewers why these barriers are so harmful.

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Bicycling and Walking Benchmarking Report
My co-lead writer and I wanted to share how one program could impact mobility across the country. We funded work to advance public health accreditation at state health departments. Part of this work received funding through the Affordable Care Act. Accreditation helps states create state health improvement plans at their public health departments. This is a roundup of three SHIP examples that show bicycling and walking mobility improvements. I co-wrote and helped edit the state progress summaries in this report.

NPARC Panel on Anti-Racist Hiring
I participated in a panel hosted by the Non-Profit Anti-Racism Coalition. My co-panelist and I spoke with a moderator about our workplace experiences with hiring. We explained to the audience how staff can infuse anti-racist hiring practices into their organization, no matter what position of power they hold.

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