Last year, nearly 400,000 voters petitioned lawmakers to support Initiative 1000, restoring fairness and opportunity to Washington’s public employment, contracting, and education enrollment policies.

Our State Legislature listened, and passed I-1000, but special interests are paying to overturn this law.

Now it is up to voters to vote for fairness and equal opportunity by approving I-1000, Referendum 88.

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WATCH: Exec Director & CEO of Moms Rising Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner knows how now is the time to bring back access and opportunity for women, people of color, business owners, and more through #Approve1000 ... See MoreSee Less

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WATCH: Exec Director & CEO of Moms Rising Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner knows how now is the time to bring back access and opportunity for women, people of color, business owners, and more through #Approve1000

“Initiative 1000 simply allows outreach to women, veterans, and small businesses consistent with laws in 42 other US states, ”said KD Hall, WA Fairness Coalition spokesperson, Communications Director, and woman & veteran owned small business owner. It's time to #Approve1000 #R88

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“Initiative 1000 simply allows outreach to women, veterans, and small businesses consistent with laws in 42 other US states, ”said KD Hall, WA Fairness Coalition spokesperson, Communications Director, and woman & veteran owned small business owner. It's time to #Approve1000 #R88 ...

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#Approve1000 is to help fix the disparities that women and business owners are experiencing in the present: “When you look deeply at the numbers, the number of contracts awarded to women and minority-owned businesses has declined from an average of 10% of contracts in 1998, down to a scant 3% today. That’s outrageous,” - Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, Executive Director and CEO of Moms Rising speaking Thursday at the first press conference of the campaign ...

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RECAP: “I’m here today supporting I-1000 because, as a state, we have an obligation to do everything we can to help our veterans once they come home. I-1000 will do a lot,” said Daniella Young, a veteran and military spouse yesterday at our press conference!
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RECAP: Previous Deputy Mayor of #Seattle Hyeok Kim emcee's the press conference and speaks about how imperative this act is for WA state! "We have a chance this November on the general election ballot to take a vote for fairness and equal opportunity to make sure that we open the doors of access to more women, more veterans, more small business owners"
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RECAP: Our campaign officially launched yesterday in Seattle! Our press conference was kicked off by April Sims, co-chair of WA Fairness Act "My grandfather was a sharecropper in Louisiana and migrated to Washington in search of fairness and opportunity, and that provided a life of dignity for two generations of my family and it's time to restore fairness and opportunity in Washington for generations to come” #Approve1000 ...

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Previous Deputy Mayor of Seattle Hyeok Kim dives into how imperative this initiative is #Approve1000 ...

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