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Help offered to 'historically marginalized communities'


December 16, 2021

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Department of Commerce is providing funding and assistance to nonprofit groups from “historically marginalized communities” to help with language barriers.

They are “groups of people who have historically been prevented from participating fully in various decision-making or policy-making processes. This can apply to ethnic or racial communities, people with disabilities, Indigenous groups, LGBTQIA+ and others,” stated spokesperson Penny Thomas.

The state is soliciting community-based nonprofit organizations interested in joining the agency’s Small...

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