Community and Regional Resources

The links below are provided as a resource. 

Ethnic/Cultural Organizations:

Asian Pacific Islanders Coalition
Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Congregation (EUUC)
Edmonds United Methodist Church
Familias Unidas: Latino Resource Center
Korean Women's Association
Korean Community Service Center
Muslim Association of the Northwest
Black Heritage Society of Washington State
Arab Center of Washington
Association of Washington State Hispanic Chambers of Commerce
Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) Washington
Vietnamese Friendship Association
St. Michael Ethiopian Tewahda Church, 23010 84th Ave W., Edmonds, WA 98026, 425-673-7171

Physical/Developmental Disabilities:

Developmental Disabilities Awareness Snohomish County
Sight Connection for the Blind & Partially Sighted
Washington State Department of Services for the Blind
Northwest Access Fund
Developmental Disabilities Administrations
Disability Rights Washington
Washington State Resources for Parents of Children & Youth with Disabilities
Hearing, Speech & Deaf Center
Puget Sound Association of the Deaf
Deaf-Blind Service Center


Greater Seattle Business Association
Out & Equal Seattle


Edmonds Senior Center
Friends of Youth

Public Institutions:

Edmonds Community College Equity and Inclusion
Edmonds School District, Diversity, Equity, and Outreach
Edmonds School District, Equity Alliance for Achievement
Edmonds School District, Latina Outreach/Asuntos y Servicios Para Latinos
WorkForce Snohomish County
Lynnwood Diversity Commission
Marysville Diversity Advisory Committee

Civil/Human Rights:

Communities of Color Coalition
League of Education Voters
NAACP Snohomish County
Northwest Indian Housing Association (NWIHA)
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project
Refugee and Immigrant Services Northwest
Snohomish County Human Rights Commission 
Edmonds Neighborhood Action Coalition
Seattle Activism
Center for Ethical Leadership (CEL)
Intercommunity Peace & Justice Center
Seattle Race & Social Justice Initiative
Humanities Washington
Coalition of Immigrants Refugees & Communities of ColorCoalition of Immigrants Refugees & Communities of Color
People's Institute Northwest
YWCA Stand Against Racism
Solid Ground


Diversity Commission Info

Meeting schedule:
Regular Commission meetings are held the first Wednesday of every month from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. 

Brackett Conference Room
Third Floor
Edmonds City Hall
121 5th Avenue North
Edmonds, WA  98020 

Giovanne Schachere
Diversity Commission Coordinator
Community Services 

Patrick Doherty, Director
Economic Development & Community Services

Ed Dorame
Donnie Griffin
Maria Montalvo 
Patricia Valle, Chair 
Melinda Woods 
Dean Olson
Sarah Mixson
Anabel Hovig, Vice Chair
Brian Potter
Tomas Brodniak, Student Representative

Ex Officio Commissioner: 
Adrienne Fraley-Monillas, City Council President