We Choose Love! We Choose Democracy! We Choose Community!

We are working to create a world where everyone can live and love freely without fear. Inspired by the We Choose All of Us campaign by the Idaho Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence, this year’s conference will explore what it means to choose love, choose democracy, and to choose community. Join us to get inspired and learn how to put these big concepts into action in your daily life and work.

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Tuesday, September 25 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Employment Protections for Survivors

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This session will cover survivors' legal rights in the workplace. It will include information about a new law passed by the Washington Legislature in 2018 that explicitly prohibits employment discrimination against survivors and requires employers to grant reasonable safety accommodations requested by survivors. The session will also review other employment laws that provide protections for survivors.

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David Ward

Senior Staff Attorney, Legal Voice
David Ward is a Senior Staff Attorney at Legal Voice, where his responsibilities include gender-based violence, family law, and LGBTQ issues. Legal Voice is a nonprofit public interest organization that works to advance the legal rights of women and LGBTQ people in the Northwest through... Read More →

Tuesday September 25, 2018 2:00pm - 3:30pm PDT