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Register for Budget Matters 2013

Posted by taral at Sep 12, 2013 04:55 PM |

Three months from today, hundreds of people will gather for Budget Matters 2013. Be among them -- registration is now open.

Budget Matters 2013 will highlight strategies to close existing gaps in opportunity and outcome, with a particular focus on racial and income inequality.

Our second annual policy conference will bring together policy experts, advocates, elected officials, the media, and community members for a day of dynamic conversations and targeted solutions. Panel discussions will include topics like middle class jobs, revenue options, effective messaging,  and the impact of budget cuts on communities of color.

When: Thursday, December 12th, 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Where: Washington State Convention Center in Seattle

Special Guest Speakers:

Cost: Early bird tickets are $75 (before October 31st), and then tickets are $90 per person. Registration fees include breakfast, lunch, and all plenary and panel discussions. Registration deadline is Friday, December 6th.

We are able to offer a limited number of subsidized tickets based on need, available on a first come, first serve basis. For more infomation: contact Ben Secord at bens(at) or call (206) 262-0973 x 224.

More information and registration can be found here.

Thank you to our sponsors! We couldn't do this without your support.



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Washington State Nurses Association

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Budget Matters 2013: Mind the Opportunity Gap is an event you won't want to miss. Click here to register today.

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