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Watch the Poverty Forum Video
If you missed the half-day Poverty Forum that we co-hosted with Partners for Our Children in May 2016, you can watch it on YouTube
now. It features a range of speakers and panelists talking about policy solutions for addressing income inequality and poverty in our state.
Our Legislative Agenda
Our agenda for the 2015-2017 biennium calls for an equitable, sustainable revenue system in addition to state investments that: promote a world-class education system; sustain a strong middle class; produce living-wage jobs, and ensure that all Washingtonians have equal opportunity to get ahead.
Testimonies in Olympia
We testified in support of a number of important bills during the 2016 legislative session. Take a look:
- Our testimony (at the 23:23 minute mark) on the House Bill that would take a two-generation approach to preventing poverty
- Our testimony (at the 1:54:09 mark) on the House bill focused on aerospace-related tax breaks
- Our House testimony (at the 9:25 mark) and Senate testimony (at the 1:44:54 mark) on the two-generation approach to poverty prevention bill