Darby DuComb – Seattle Lawyer
RACIAL EQUITY REFORMS
‘The way Darby steps up as an ally, taking risks and implementing strategic activities to further justice, has contributed in meaningful ways to moving racial justice goals forward both inside and outside the City. She leads by example by demonstrating and teaching that privilege comes with the responsibility to do the right thing ethically as an attorney and morally as a human being.”
Creating and delivering racial equity trainings and facilitating dialogue including Continuing Legal Education courses.
The material deeply resonated with attendees from my office.”
Helping organizations improve upon their racial equity outcomes, including education, criminal justice, community outreach, hiring, workplace, and contracting reform.
Her efforts to eradicate institutional racism have already positively impacted hundreds if not thousands of Washingtonians.”
2012 Race and Social Justice Manager of the Year Nomination
Third Grade Reading Achievement
Focusing exclusively on childhood education, in particular third grade reading scores. She is a champion of Page Ahead’s Book Up Summer program. In collaboration with Tim Burgess, she obtained funding from the City of Seattle for Book Up Summer at all eligible Seattle schools. Now she is helping Page Ahead expand into Oakland, CA.
The children’s excitement over receiving books of their own was contagious. . . . It was clear that this gift was very special to each individual, and we were so honored to experience it with them.”
Page Ahead Donor