Recent Media Coverage
Budget Matters 2019 Policy Summit
October 2, 2019,
Northwest African American Museum, Seattle
8 a.m. - 1 p.m. (estimated)
The Washington State Budget & Policy Center’s annual Budget Matters event will focus on the racist impacts of our broken tax code – and how we can work together to advance bold policy solutions that will help address these systemic inequities. Tax policy and racial justice experts Michael Mitchell from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and Misha Hill from the Institute for Taxation and Economic Policy are featured speakers.
Partner event: Decolonizing Education Conference
October 27, 2019-October 29, 2019, Hotel Murano, Tacoma
Our partners at the Equity in Education Coalition are hosting this multi-day conference that centers on anti-racism in education policy – looking at advocacy, organizing, and policy strategies to undo institutional racism in the educational system.
In case you missed it…
Budget Matters 2018, part 1: morning keynote address with john a. powell from the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society
Budget Matters 2018, part 2: plenary focused on the impacts of the 2018 midterm elections moderated by Executive Director Misha Werschkul and featuring leading strategists Jessyn Farrell, Aiko Schaefer, and Erica Williams
Budget Matters 2018, part 3: spoken word poetry by poet and activist Louie Tan Vital and keynote presentation by Governor Jay Inslee