Persons Testifying: Hearing Date January 14, 2021
(In support of the original bill) Darya Farivar, Disability Rights Washington; Seven Alexander; Joshua Stuller; Amy Brackenbury, Help Me Grow Pierce County; Laurie Lippold, Partners for Our Children; Michele Thomas, Washington Low Income Housing Alliance; Jim Theofelis, A Way Home Washington; Dawn Rains, Treehouse; Hollianne Monson and Rebekah Graham, Catholic Community Services of Western Washington; Sheila Hennan; Jim Fulton; Annie Blackledge, The Mockingbird Society; Samuel Martin, Washington Coalition of Homeless Youth Advocacy; Demas Nesterenko, Service Employees International Union 775; Mary Curry, Pathways Enrichment Academy; Ryan Pricco, Child Care Aware of Washington; Matthew Richardson, Nurse-Family Partnership; Joe Dacca, University of Washington; Shrounda Selivanoff, Children's Home Society; Diana Stadden, The Arc of Washington State; Adrienne Stuart, Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council; Alex Moettler, Self Advocates in Leadership; Arin Long, Quixote Communities; Dan Wise, Catholic Community Services; Paul Gardiner, National Alliance on Mental Illness Washington; Bill Moore, Round Lake; Lisa Robbe, Office of Developmental Disabilities Ombuds; Jeff DeLuca, Washington State Community Action Partnership; Erica Hallock, Start Early Washington; Sandra Aguilar; Courtney Williams, Community Employment Alliance; Maria Dullovi; Jay Jennings, Office of the Secretary of State; Alan Burke, Washington State School Retirees' Association; Lauren Baba, University of Washington Medicine; Bob Cooper, Washington Association of Drug Courts and National Association of Social Workers – Washington State Chapter; Joel Ryan, Washington State Association of Head Start and Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program; Margaret Babayan, Washington State Budget and Policy Center; Karlee Deatherage, RE Sources; Shannon Moore, Puget Sound Gillnet Fishermen; Carol Frazey; Laura Ellsworth, Council for the Homeless; Lawrence Solomon, Lummi Nation; Roswell Cline, Sr., Nooksack Tribe; Jennifer Kilmer, Washington State Historical Society; Matthew Lang, Seattle Transit Riders Union and Washington Low Income Housing Alliance; Mara Machulsky, City of Walla Walla; Kate Ginn, First 5 FUNdamentals; Aaron Czyzewski, Food Lifeline; Michael Moran, Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation; Katherine Mahoney, Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction; Pat Montgomery, HealthPoint; and Mindy Woods, Resident Action Project.
(Opposed to the original bill) Laura Smith, Self Advocates In Leadership; Larry Delaney, Washington Education Association; Bill Lyne, United Faculty of Washington State; Tod Petersen, Northwest Motorcycle Association; Jim King, Independent Business Association; Carolyn Brotherton, American Federation of Teachers Washington; and Kenneth Geist, Renton Technical College.
(Other testimony on the original bill) Josephine Tamayo Murray, Communities of Concern Commission; Ray Deck, Washington Association for Children and Families; Tommy Gantz, Association of Washington Business; Dana Ralph, City of Kent; Kim Roscoe, City of Fife; Nancy Backus, City of Auburn; Briahna Murray, City of Kent; Rick Chisa, Public School Employees of Washington; Pat McCarthy, Office of the State Auditor; Cherie Berthon, State Board for Community and Technical Colleges; Gary Locke, Bellevue College; Becca Kenna-Schenk, Western Washington University; Sandra Toussaint, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 28 Washington Federation of State Employees; Preston Dwoskin; Seamus Petrie, Washington Public Employees Association; Jill May, Washington Association for Children and Families; Scott Sigmon, LeadingAge Washington; Jeff Gombosky, Washington Health Care Association; Jakob Perry, Washington Off-Highway Vehicle Alliance; Michael Mirra, Tacoma Housing Authority; Chris Mulick, Washington State University; Mara Machulsky and Kathryn Gardow, Washington State Public Works Board; Emily Brice, Northwest Health Law Advocates; Mary Fischer, Institute for Family Development; Lucero Padron, Community Colleges Coalition; Aundrea Jackson, Crisis Connections; and Zanaasha Johnson, Tacoma Housing Authority.
Hearing Date March 27, 2021
(In support of the proposed substitute bill) Candice Bock, Association of Washington Cities; Christina Wong, Northwest Harvest; Claire Lane, Anti-Hunger and Nutrition Coalition; Josephine Tamayo Murray, Communities of Concern Commission; Ellen Abellera, Fil-Am Resources for Educational Advancement for Culture and Technology; Nina Martinez, Latino Civic Alliance; Toni Lodge and Maureen Rosette, The NATIVE Project; Andrew Joseph, Jr., Colville Tribe; Amy Brackenbury, Public Health Roundtable; Paul Ramsey, University of Washington Medicine; Clayton Lewis, Harborview Board of Trustees; Jay Jennings, Office of the Secretary of State; Emily Murphy, Children's Alliance and Early Learning Action Alliance; Leslie Emerick, Home Care Association of Washington; Sandy Lennon, Washington School-Based Health Alliance; Jaime Bodden, Washington State Association of Local Public Health Officials; Ivanova Smith, Self Advocates In Leadership; Becca Kenna-Schenk, Western Washington University; Lisa Humes-Schulz, Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest and Hawaii; Lili Navarrete, Raiz of Planned Parenthood Greater Washington and North Idaho; Dawn Rains, Treehouse; Chris Mulick, Washington State University; JoAnn Taricani, University of Washington School of Music; Joe Dacca, University of Washington; Eli Goss, OneAmerica; Joan Miller, Washington Council for Behavioral Health; Toni Sarge, WestSide Baby; Brad Banks, Behavioral Health Administrative Services Organizations; Mitch Denning, Washington School Nutrition Association; Linda Benson, Nourishing Networks; Holly Cocci, Goodwill Industries; Katherine Mahoney, Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction; Cesar Torres, Northwest Justice Project; Rick Chisa, Public School Employees of Washington; Karen Hanan, Washington State Arts Commission; Emily Ho, Sound Communities; Lynette Brower, Washington State Skills Centers Association; Terri Anderson, Action DD-Ruckelshaus Workgroup; Laurie Weidner, Professional Educator Standards Board; Cariño Barragán Talancón, Washington Immigrant Solidarity Network; Manuel Cawaling, Inspire Washington; Jake Perrine, Orcas Center; Kathleen Allen, Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra; Victoria Helwick, Port Angeles Schools; and Samuel Martin, Washington Coalition for Homeless Youth Advocacy.
(Opposed to the proposed substitute bill) Anthony Nash and Robert Wardell, Self Advocates In Leadership; and Julie Clark.
(Other testimony on the proposed substitute bill) Kate Baber, Downtown Emergency Service Center; Michele Thomas, Washington Low Income Housing Alliance; Laurie Lippold, Partners for Our Children; Jim Theofelis, A Way Home Washington; Melanie Smith, National Alliance on Mental Illness Washington; Ray Deck, Skookum Kids; Michael Mirra, Tacoma Housing Authority; Megan Harney and Patrick Leonard, Midas Education; Lance Morehouse, Sherwood Community Services; Troy Christensen, Rainbow Center; Bob Cooper, Washington Association of Drug Courts; Seamus Petrie, Washington Public Employees Association; Elizabeth Trautman, The Mockingbird Society; Katara Jordan, Building Changes; Diana Stadden, The Arc of Washington State; Mark Putnam, Y Social Impact Center; Toni Lodge and Maureen Rosette, The NATIVE Project; Andrew Joseph, Jr., Colville Tribe; Alan Burke, Washington State School Retirees' Association; Nikki Brown, Community Youth Services; Matt Zuvich, Washington Federation of State Employees; Lorrell Noahr, Washington Education Association; KC Chiu; Lianna Kressin, Statewide Poverty Action Network; Neil Weiss and Gina Wassemiller, F.I.R.S.T. Clinic; Ryan Mello, Pierce County Council; Shrounda Selivanoff and Charlie Gates, Children's Home Society of Washington; Dan Wise, Catholic Community Services; Mindy Woods, Resident Action Project; Jeff DeLuca, Washington State Community Action Partnership; Darya Farivar, Disability Rights Washington; Joshua Stuller; Arlen Harris, State Board for Community and Technical Colleges; Bill Lyne, United Faculty of Washington State; Susan Carter, Hopelink; Nicholas Arndt; Josh Castle, Low Income Housing Institute; Andrea Ornelas, Laborers Local 242; Erin Haick, Service Employees International Union 925; Kathryn Gardow and Jeralee Anderson, Washington State Public Works Board; Jorge Baron, Northwest Immigrant Rights Project; Adrienne Stuart, Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council; Melissa Gombosky, Association of Educational Service Districts; Kia Franklin, Stand for Children; Paul Jewell, Washington State Association of Counties; Alex Motteler, Self Advocates In Leadership; Mya Leonhard and Nyla Coleman, Communities for Our Colleges Coalition; Michone Preston, Habitat for Humanity of Washington State; Maureen Fife, Tacoma/Pierce County Habitat for Humanity; Jessica Monger, Washington State Opportunity Scholarship; Jen Drake, Cascade Park Communities; Scott Sigmon, LeadingAge Washington; Sandra Hurd, Avamere Family of Companies; Shelly Hughes, North Cascades Health and Rehabilitation Center; Marlita Basada, Wesley Homes Des Moines Healthcare Center; Jeff Gombosky, Washington Health Care Association; Courtney Williams, Community Employment Alliance; Noreen Light, Rocio Lopez, Paula Bond, and Joanne Glant, Washington Coalition for Prison Reform; Elise McKinnon; Judith Ramseyer, Superior Court Judges' Association; Bridget Molina, Advocate, City of Seattle Race and Social Justice; Marissa Rathbone, Washington State School Directors' Association; Nick Federici, United Ways of the Pacific Northwest and Washington 211; Tim Sullivan, Washington 211 and People for People; Dean Lum, King County Superior Court; Melinda Nichols, Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Employment for Women; Carolyn Logue, Washington Denturist Association; Russell Brown, Washington Association of Prosecuting Attorneys; and Juliana Roe and Mellani McAleenan, Washington State Association of Counties.