Libby Stanley, of Shoreline, Washington, has been selected as the recipient of the Hamilton Relay 2019 Deaf Community Leader Award for the state of Washington. She is a well-known volunteer and advocate in the Seattle Deaf community.
Libby has worked with Abused Deaf Women Advocacy Services (ADWAS) for 13 years and has provided support for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, as well as volunteering wherever she is needed. She has been instrumental in getting new programs up and running, while also providing services to the Deaf Community nationwide. Some of her roles include:
- Executive Director for ADWAS
- Board Member for ADWAS
- Program coordinator for ADWAS
- ADWS Volunteer
- Deaf Spotlight Board Member
- Deaf Thrive Member
- Seattle Deaf Film Festival Member
Libby works to assist her community with consistent dedication and a mind for equality. Libby uses her roles to ensure all perspectives are acknowledged and bring clarity to any potential issues in the community. We commend Libby for her work ethic and are proud to present her with the Deaf Community Leader Award for the state of Washington.