Rainbow Alliance and Inclusion Network (RAIN)


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Welcome! RAIN (Rainbow Alliance and Inclusion Network) is the LGBTQ+ Business Resource Group for Washington state employees. We are sponsored by the Washington LGBTQ+ Commission and Washington Office of Financial Management.

RAIN is committed to diversity and inclusion efforts that allow state employees to bring their full authentic selves to work in order to do their best work on behalf of Washingtonians. 

*RAIN is a resource group for Washington state agencies and employees - We do not do work on behalf of the Washington LGBTQ+ Commission. 


Things you'll find at RAIN:

  • Inclusive Spaces
  • Friends and Family
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Career Building Skills
  • Opportunities to Make Change
  • Knowledge
  • Great Guest Speakers
  • Events
  • Community Involvement
  • and sometimes even Snacks!

Membership to RAIN is open to any Washington state employee or employees of Washington state institutions of higher education.


 Capitol Pride Flag Raising

Pride Flag Raising 2024

Date and Time: Thursday June 13 at 12:00 pm
Location: Flag Circle in front of Capitol Building

    416 Sid Snyder Ave SW, Olympia, WA

RAIN Reception to follow at Helen Sommers Building (RSVP Required)



RAIN will be present at these Pride events:

Yakima Pride

State Fair Park

June 8, 2024 from 12-6 PM


Seattle Pridefest Capitol Hill

Cal Anderson Park

June 29, 2024 from 12-8 PM


Olympia Pride

Port Plaza

June 29, 2024


Olympia Pride Parade

Capitol Way S

June 30, 2024 at 11 AM 


Kitsap Pride

Kitsap County Fairgrounds

July 20, 2024


Find out more:

Who We Are
Pride Month
RAIN Resources
Contact Us/Get Involved

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