Below are some successful case studies from how King County staff used an equity and social justice lens to help formulate policy, procedures and communications in our community.
Transit Strategic Plan
The Transit Strategic Plan enables Metro to carry more riders for each hour of service, and will help support the region’s job growth and economic recovery. Read the plan…
South Park bridge outreach
Closing the South Park Bridge in order to rebuild a safe bridge has been a multilingual, community-wide outreach effort culminating in a celebration. Learn more about engagement efforts from King County.
When a local Army Corp of Engineers dam was at risk, King County partnered with Green River Valley cities to lead outreach efforts for flood zone residents. Communications were developed in ten languages. Learn more...
Printed (24x28) copies of the Determinants of Equity poster can be picked up at the Office of Civil Rights (Chinook Building, suite 215) or you can download a PDF version here.
This forum with King County Executive Dow Constantine, Maya Wiley from the Center for Social Inclusion and King County employees focused on the role of race in America today and solutions that work for everybody. View the video to learn why and how we can work together to advance equity and improve the future of all residents in King County. Download Maya Wiley's presentation.