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News & Events

In the Media

We help shape, write, and lend our expertise to stories about the policies and issues important to the well-being of our state.

FOR MEDIA INQUIRIES, contact Melinda Young-Flynn,
Director of Communications, 206.262.0973 x223


Nonprofits & Overtime Rights

January 23, 2019, Southside Commons, Seattle
12 p.m.

Executive Director Misha Werschkul will join Working Washington and the Fair Work Center for a conversation about how proposed changes in state overtime rules would impact nonprofits. People unable to attend in person can join online.

Data for the Win: Advocating for Equitable State and Local Tax Policy

January 30, 2019, online
12 p.m.

Misha Werschkul will join the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP) for this webinar on how ITEP’s data can be part advocacy and communications strategies to advance revenue reform.

Investing in Women, Investing in our Economy: Advancing Gender Wealth Equity

February 12, 2019, El Centro de la Raza, Seattle
9:30 a.m.

Senior Policy Analyst Kelli Smith will speak at this Asset Funders Network event about how the Working Families Tax Credit would help close gender wealth divides.

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Our team members regularly give presentations to our partners, advocacy organizations, and other groups on topics related to the state budget, tax code, and our policy priorities.

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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

Budget Matters 2018, part 4: panel on “Line-item Advocacy – How to lift up your funding priorities in the state budget,” moderated by Deputy Director Julie Watts and featuring Ross Hunter, Timm Ormsby, Majken Ryherd, and Velma Veloria