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Diversity, Inclusion, Belonging, & Equity


    Diversity Resources in the Thurston Region
    Below are some of the resources available in Thurston County

    City of Olympia 

    City of Lacey Cultural Celebration

    Tumwater School District

    North Thurston Public Schools

    Workforce Diversity Resource Guide (Washington Courts)

    Washington State Minority and Justice Commission (Washington Courts)

    Washington State Supreme Court Temple of Justice

    PO Box 41174 Olympia, WA 98504-1174

    Telephone (360) 705-5327 Fax (360) 357-2127

    Community Action Council of Lewis, Mason, and Thurston
    Organization that works with individuals and families to less the impacts of poverty.
    (360) 438-1100

    Community Youth Services
    Organization that provides an array of services to help a wide range of youth; those in foster care, those that need help finishing their education, getting a job, or finding a safe place to live, and those seeking meaningful ways to connect with society in a positive way.
    711 State Ave, NE
    Olympia, WA 98506
    (360) 943-0780

    Thurston County Refugee Center

    413 Franklin Street NE Olympia, WA 98501
    Phone: (360) 754-7197

    Ingersoll Gender Center
    Ingersoll is one of the oldest organizations by and for transgender and gender nonconforming communities in the United States.

    Thurston County Trans and GNC Resource Guide

    Pizza Klatch
    Organization with a mission to foster resiliency in LGBTQ+ youth and create a safe and positive school experience through support, education and empowerment.
    312 4th Ave. E. Olympia, WA. 98501

    Stonewall Youth
    Stonewall Youth is a youth-led organization that empowers LGBTQ+ youth to speak for themselves, support each other, educate our communities, and work for social justice.
    112 State Ave NE
    Olympia, WA 98501
    Text or Call (text preferred): 360.888.7273

    Thurston County Hispanic Roundtable
    The Mission of the Hispanic Roundtable is to strengthen the Latino community through partnerships, education, community building and cultural representation.
    PO Box 6368
    Olympia, WA 98507

    CIELO Olympia
    CIELO promotes community, self-sufficiency, and leadership to Latinos in the South Puget Sound.
    1601 North Street SE
    Olympia, WA 98501

    Veterans Microenterprise Program
    Thurston Economic Development Council Center for Business and Innovation
    Veterans Microenterprise Program (VMP) designed to help veterans plan, open, and operate a small business.

    Lacey Veterans Services Hub
    A resource for veterans and families in our community.
    4232 6th Avenue SE, Suite 202, Lacey
    Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    (360) 456-3850