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Have you Heard the Buzz? New Pollinator Garden unveiled at Washington State Capitol

Garden created by multi-organization partnership

DEI speaker series: “How Latina/Latino representation can improve democracy” with Maria Chávez

The Washington State Department of Enterprise Services, in partnership with Humanities Washington, is proud to present the next session in the DEI speaker series. “How Latina/Latino representation can improve democracy" will be presented via Zoom webinar from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 25.

DEI speaker series: “What Laughter Tells Us: Asian Americans, Comedy, and Belonging” with Michelle Liu

The Washington State Department of Enterprise Services, in partnership with Humanities Washington, presents the next session in the DEI speaker series: “What Laughter Tells Us: Asian Americans, Comedy, and Belonging” with Michelle Liu.

Michelle Liu

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Noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 26

Capitol Lake – Deschutes Estuary Environmental Impact Statement work moves forward with Estuary Alternative identified as the likely preferred alternative

Identifying a likely preferred alternative now is necessary for the Funding and Governance Work Group to proceed

DEI Council lunch & learn March 29: ‘What I learned from my #MeToo journey’

Image of Lauri Hennessey with webinar title The Washington State Department of Enterprise Services, in partnership with Humanities Washington, is proud to present the next session in the DEI speaker series. “What I Learned from My #MeToo Journey” will be presented via Zoom webinar from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 29. This event is open to the public. Registration is required.

DEI Council lunch & learn Feb. 23 "Life After Prison: The Prison-to-School Pipeline"

The Washington State Department of Enterprise Services, in partnership with Humanities Washington, is proud to present the next session in the DEI speaker series. “Life After Prison: The Prison-to-School Pipeline” will be presented via Zoom webinar from noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23.

DES DEI Speaker Series – January 2022: "One Second of Hate: A Story of Forgiveness"

An image of RaisBhuiyanThe Washington State Department of Enterprise Services, in partnership with Humanities Washington, is proud to present the next session in the DEI speaker series. "One Second of Hate: A Story of Forgiveness" will be presented via Zoom webinar from noon-1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27.

Legislative Building Closed to public 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11

The Legislative Building will be closed to the public from 10 am. to 2 p.m. during the Governor’s virtual State of the State address on Tuesday, Jan. 11. The closure is out of an abundance of caution both as a COVID-19 precaution and as a security precaution.

 

The closure does not affect state agency business or access to the legislative process. This week’s legislative committee hearings are being conducted remotely. 

DEI Council lunch & learn Nov. 16: "American Democracy’s Indigenous Roots and Future"

historical sepia photo of Native Americans standing in front of teepees with snow on the groundThe Department of Enterprise Services, in partnership with Humanities Washington, is proud to present the next session in the DEI Speaker Series: "American Democracy’s Indigenous Roots and Future" with Fern Naomi Renville will take place Tuesday, Nov. 16, from noon to 1 p.m.

DEI Series: Diamonds in the Rough

The Department of Enterprise Services, in partnership with Humanities Washington, is proud to present the next session in the DEI Speaker Series: "Diamonds in the Rough: The Gentrification of Rural Washington" with Jennifer Sherman will take place Wednesday, Oct. 20, from noon to 1 p.m.

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