Our Partners

Affiliations

The Budget & Policy Center’s impact is strengthened by our affiliations with these highly respected and influential networks:

State Priorities Partnership – A network of more than 40 state-based organizations coordinated by the Center and Budget and Policy Priorities that works to reduce poverty and inequality by making sure states have the resources they need through an accountable budget process

Economic Analysis and Research Network (EARN) – A network of state and regional research and advocacy organizations focused on advancing progressive economic policies, coordinated by the Economic Policy Institute

Our Partnerships

We are proud to be a KIDS COUNT in Washington partner organization, in collaboration with the Children’s Alliance. As part of the national KIDS COUNT network – and funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation – KIDS COUNT in Washington gathers and analyzes data on how kids are doing in our state, then turns that information into action on issues like poverty, health care, and education.

And we are a proud founding member of All In For Washington, a statewide effort to clean up the tax code so that all communities in Washington thrive. All In was built on the belief that we can do great things when we all chip in our resources together to achieve the things we could never accomplish alone.

Our Supporters 

The Washington State Budget & Policy Center receives its funding through the generous support of community leaders, organizations, and the following foundations:

  • Campion Foundation
  • Annie E. Casey Foundation
  • Equality Network Foundation
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Kirkpatrick Family Foundation
  • Progress Alliance
  • The Seattle Foundation
  • Stoneman Family Foundations

 

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HIGHLIGHTS

Policy Summit You're InvitedSign Up and Save the Date!

We will host two Budget Matters policy summits this year – one in Spokane on October 31 (register now) and one in Seattle on December 6 (registration coming soon)! The Spokane summit, featuring Jared Bernstein of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, will focus on the impact of federal and state policy decisions on eastern Washington communities. The Seattle summit, featuring Glenn Harris of Race Forward, will examine what it would take to lift up everyone to advance progress in our state. Find out more.

Our Policy Priorities

Washington state should be a place where all our residents have strong communities, great schools, and the chance for a bright future. Our 2017-2019 Legislative Agenda outlines the priorities we are working to advance to build a better Washington.

Budget Beat!

Check out the Budget Beat webinars we hosted throughout the 2017 legislative session, including our most recent Budget Beat about federal budget proposals, featuring Louisa Warren of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, on our YouTube channel

Testimonies in Olympia

To advance our legislative priorities, the Budget & Policy Center team was in the state capitol throughout session testifying on a wide range of bills. Watch our testimonies on TVW:
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