2019 State of Transportation

Inclusion

Projects and programs

  • Outreach and engagement
  • Cultural competency

Delivery

Results

  • More than 200 WSDOT employees completed Community Engagement Training
  • 280 managers, supervisors trained for retaining, hiring diverse workforce
  • Projects completed in 2018 achieved 18.6% apprenticeship utilization rate, above the required 15%
    • For the 703,708 apprenticeship hours worked: 28% minority male, 12% white female, 4% minority female
  • 86 companies, 30 mentors participating in Mentor-protégé program
  • PASS program funding:
    • $1.5 M in 2017-19 biennium
    • Governor's budget added $500,000 to the program in 2019-21
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Blessing
Mentor-protégé program