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Steering Committee Members

Commit to Change WA is a coalition of public health experts, treatment professionals, legal and law enforcement experts, elected officials, leaders of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color communities, and formerly incarcerated and directly impacted community members. We are working together to replace failed laws that criminalize drug possession with an approach that focuses on the social determinants of health and responds to substance use disorders with services tailored to individuals’ needs.

 

 

Karen Dove

Karen Dove is Executive Director of ANEW, a nonprofit that improves people’s lives by providing quality training, employment navigation and supportive services leading to successful family wage careers. ANEW is the oldest continuously...
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Michelle Merriweather

Michelle Merriweather is President and CEO of the Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle. Merriweather is an engaged community servant serving on several boards and commissions including the Downtown Seattle Association, Alliance for Education,...
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