King County Seeking Proposals for Anti-Racism & Strategic Planning Expertise

King County is seeking proposals for anti-racism facilitation and strategic planning expertise!

In collaboration and partnership with local leaders from communities most harmed by racism, King County is in the process of designing community oversight on our Racism is a Public Health Crisis priority. We are a group of people – community leaders, advocates, and King County government leaders – gathering on a common goal to face the truth that racism harms whole communities, whole counties, and the whole country. We gather on a common goal to disrupt and dismantle racism and replace it with something better and beautiful: to protect and promote the health and well-being of Black and Indigenous Peopleso that all People of Color and all communities across King County thrive.

We are seeking consultant services that center racial justice to facilitate and help develop a strategic direction with the group (or groups) who will take on the roles of engaging in community oversight.

The contract amount is for up to $200,000 for the described scope of work being delivered from January to December 2022. Proposals are due: November 16, 2021. The RFP abstract can be found on King County’s E-Procurement site

We will be holding informational sessions about this opportunity.  The first session will be held on Oct 20th at 1pm.  A second session will be held on Oct 21st at 1pm.  No registration is needed.

Important Note: To be able to access all documents associated with this and any solicitation issued by King County, and to be notified of future solicitations issued by King County, you must register in the new supplier portalRegister as a Supplier – King County.  Additional resources for registering in and using the E-procurement system can be found at www.kingcounty.gov/procurement.

For questions on this contract, please contact Gina.Keolker@kingcounty.gov.