Speak Out for Equity Resources

Articles of Interest


Nikole Hannah-Jones and Ta-Nehisi Coates on the Fight Over U.S. History

Ezra Kline Podcast

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Why Reparations Are About More Than Money



Local Government Documents


https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/7XPQFX3   --  This Regional Transportation Priorities Survey included a specific question directed at Equity


A RESOLUTION (PDF) of the Board of County Commissioners declaring racism a crisis in
Thurston County, Washington.

City of Olympia, 7/16/21 Social Justice and Equity Commission Update, CLICK HERE and check out this link newsfeedengage.olympiawa.gov/equitycommission.


Health Related to Inequity 

Robert Woods Johnson Foundation -- Why Equity Matters

Across the nation, gaps in health are large, persistent and increasing—many of them caused by barriers set up at all levels of our society. After all, it's hard to be healthy without access to good jobs and schools and, safe, affordable homes. Health equity means increasing opportunities for everyone to live the healthiest life possible, no matter who we are, where we live, or how much money we make.  Use this link to see more from the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation:  https://www.rwjf.org/en/library/features/achieving-health-equity.html


Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan Steering Committee Equity Assessment    CLICK HERE to see the results of this assessment.




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What does it Mean

TC LWV – DEI & J Committee 5/19/2021 – Loretta Seppanen