Equality and justice for all is the law.
EO 05-03 Plain Talk
EO 11-02 Superseding Executive Order 91-02 Amending the Governor’s Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS
EO 12-02 Workforce Diversity and Inclusion
EO 13-02 Improving Employment Opportunities and Outcomes for People with Disabilities in State Employment
EO 16-04 Reaffirming the Interagency Committee of State Employed Women
EO 16-05 Building Safe and Strong Communities through Successful Reentry
EO 16-07 Building a Modern Work Environment
EO 16-10 State Council on Developmental Disabilities
EO 17-01 Reaffirming Washington’s Commitment to Tolerance, Diversity, and Inclusiveness
EO 19-01 Veteran and Military Family Transition and Readiness Support
EO 21-01 Affirming Washington State Business Resource Groups
EO 89-01 Implement Sexual Harassment Policy
EO 96-04 Implementing the Americans with Disabilities Act
Directive 16-11 LGBTQ Inclusion and Safe Places Initiative
The following federal executive orders is the work of the National Institutes of Health Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Team: https://www.edi.nih.gov/policy/executive-orders
Executive Order 13166, August 11, 2000, Issued by President William J. Clinton- Improving Access to Services for Persons with Limited English Proficiency. This Executive Order requires Federal agencies to examine the services they provide, identify any need for services to those with limited English proficiency (LEP), and develop and implement a system to provide those services so LEP persons can have meaningful access to them.
Diversity and Inclusion
Resolution of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Condemning Violence, Harassment, and Bias Against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States , March 19, 2021, Issued by U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Executive Order 13995, January 21, 2021, Issued by President Joe Biden - Ensuring an Equitable Pandemic Response and Recovery
Executive Order 13993, January 20, 2021, Issued by President Joe Biden - Revision of Civil Immigration Enforcement Policies and Priorities
Executive Order 13985, January 20, 2021, Issued by President Joe Biden - Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through the Federal Government
Executive Order 11478, May 28, 1998, Issued by President William J. Clinton – Equal Employment Opportunity in the Federal Government. This Executive Order prohibited discrimination in the competitive service of the federal civilian workforce on certain grounds.
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
Congressional Resolution, Pub. L. 95-419, 1978 – To commemorate Asian/Pacific American Heritage Week during the first week of each May.
Presidential Proclamation 4650, March 28, 1979, Issued by President Carter – Designated the week beginning May 4, 1979 as Asian/Pacific American Heritage Week.
Congressional Resolution, Pub.L. 101-283, 1990 – To expand Asian/Pacific American Heritage month from a week-long celebration to a month-long celebration.
Presidential Proclamation 6130, May 7, 1990, Issued by President George H.W. Bush – Designated May 1990 as the first Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month.
Congressional Resolution, Pub. L. 102-42 – Congressional Resolution, Pub. L. 102-42 - Passed unanimously by Congress and signed by President George W.W. Bush on May 14, 1991. Law requested that the President proclaim May, 1991 and May, 1992 as Asian/Pacific American Heritage Months.
Congressional Law, Pub. L. 102-450 – Permanently designated May of each year as Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month
Executive Order 13339, May 13, 2004, Issued by George W. Bush – Increasing Economic Opportunity and Business Participation of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
Executive Order 13515, Executive Order 13515, October 14, 2009, Issued by President Barack Obama – Increasing Participation of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Federal Programs
Executive Order 13125, (Amended), June 7, 1999, Issued by President William J. Clinton – Increasing participation of Asian American and Pacific Islanders in Federal Programs
Executive Order 13216, June 6, 2001, Issued By President George W. Bush – Increasing Opportunity and Improving Quality of Life of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
Presidential Speech, 1976, President Gerald Ford – In a speech urged Americans to "seize the opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of Black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout our history."
Presidential Proclamation, 1978, Issued by President Carter – Declared February as National Black History Month.
Executive Order 13256, February 12, 2002, Issued by George W. Bush – President's Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Executive Order 13532, February 26, 2010, Issued by President Barack Obama – White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Promoting Excellence, Innovation and Sustainability at Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Presidential Executive Order 3869, 1968, Issued by President Lyndon Johnson – Declared Hispanic Heritage Week.
Congressional Action, Pub. L. No. 100-402 and Presidential Proclamation, August 17,1988, Issued by President Ronald Reagan – Declared September 15 to October 15 as National Hispanic Heritage Month.
Executive Order 13555,October 19, 2010, Issued by President Obama – White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics
Presidential Proclamation, September 28,1915, Issued by President Sherman Coolidge - Declared the second Saturday of each May as American Indian Day and significantly declared American Indians as citizens.
Executive Order 13592, December 2, 2011, Issued by President Barack Obama – Improving American Indian and Alaska Native Educational Opportunities and Strengthening Tribal Colleges and Universities.
Executive Order 13336, April 30, 2004, Issued by President George W. Bush – American Indian and Alaska Native Education
Executive Order 13007, May 24, 1996, Issued by President William J. Clinton – Indian Sacred Sites
People with Disabilities
Public Law 100-630, 1988 - Declared the month of October as National Disability Employment Awareness Month
Executive Order 13078, March 13, 1998, Issued by President William J. Clinton - Increasing Employment of Adults with Disabilities
Executive Order 13187, January 10, 2001, Issued by President William J. Clinton - President's Disability Employment Partnership Board
Sexual and Gender Minorities
Executive Order 13988, January 20, 2021, Issued by President Joe Biden - Preventing and Combating Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity or Sexual Orientation
Proclamation, 1980, Issued by President Jimmy Carter – Declared Week of March 8th, 1980 as National Women's History Wee
Congressional Law, Pub. L. 100-9 – Declared the Month of March as Women's History Month
Executive Order 11375, October 13, 1967, Issued by President Lyndon B. Johnson – Establishes the Federal Women’s Program