Community and Regional Resources

The links below are provided as a resource. 

Ethnic/Cultural Organizations:

Asian Pacific Islanders Coalition

Association of Washington State Hispanic Chambers of Commerce

Black Heritage Society of Washington State

Chief Seattle Club

Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) Washington

Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Congregation (EUUC)

Edmonds United Methodist Church

Familias Unidas: Latino Resource Center

Korean Women's Association

Korean Community Service Center

LETI - Latino Educational Training Insitute

Mother Nation

Muslim Association of the Northwest

Seattle Indian Health Board

St. Michael Ethiopian Tewahda Church

Vietnamese Friendship Association

Physical/Developmental Disabilities:

Deaf-Blind Service Center

Developmental Disabilities Administrations

Developmental Disabilities Awareness Snohomish County

Disability Rights Washington

Guide for Job Seekers & Workers with a Disability

Hearing, Speech & Deaf Center

Northwest Access Fund

Puget Sound Association of the Deaf

Washington State Department of Services for the Blind

Washington State Resources for Parents of Children & Youth with Disabilities




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

LETI - Latino Educational Training Insitute


Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Resources: 

ADWAS: Abused Deaf Women's Advocacy Services

Crisis Connections Hotline

DAWN - Domestic Abuse Women's Network

DOVE Project


New Beginnings

NW Network - The Northwest Network of LGBT Survivors of Abuse


Servicios Para Latinos

Consejo Counseling and Referral Services

Lynnwood Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commission

Marysville Diversity Advisory Committee

WorkForce Snohomish County

Civil/Human Rights:


Center for Ethical Leadership (CEL)

Coalition of Immigrants Refugees & Communities of ColorCoalition of Immigrants Refugees & Communities of Color

Communities of Color Coalition

Edmonds Neighborhood Action Coalition

Humanities Washington

Intercommunity Peace & Justice Center

League of Education Voters

NAACP Snohomish County

Northwest Indian Housing Association (NWIHA)

Northwest Immigrant Rights Project

People's Institute Northwest

Refugee and Immigrant Services Northwest

Refugee Women's Alliance

Seattle Activism

Seattle Race & Social Justice Initiative

Snohomish County Human Rights Commission

Solid Ground

YWCA Stand Against Racism


Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Resources

Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Hearing Loss: LIFELINE

YMCA Behavorial Health


Women's Services & Support

YWCA Snohomish & King County


Diversity Commission Info

Meeting schedule:
Regular Commission meetings are held the first Wednesday of every month from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Until COVID-19-related restrictions are eased, meetings are held virtually via Zoom.

Next virtual special retreat meeting is Wednesday, March 3, 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Zoom Link

Location (when physical meetings are held):
Brackett Conference Room
Third Floor
Edmonds City Hall
121 5th Avenue North
Edmonds, WA  98020 


Tina (Arwen) Marohn, Diversity Commission Coordinator
Community Services

Patrick Doherty, Director
Economic Development & Community Services

Ardeth Weed, Chair 
Dean Olson (Vice-Chair)
Nikki Okimoto Glaros
Donnie Griffin
Sekou Koné
Alberto Orejel Malfavon
Sarah Mixson
Alison Alfonzo Pence
Melinda Woods 
Caitlin Chung, Student Rep.

 Ex Officio Commissioner: 

Luke Distelhorst, City Councilmember