News & Events

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


WA Senior Citizens' Foundation Fall Conference

October 24, 2019, Hotel Murano, Tacoma
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Senior Fellow Andy Nicholas will give a presentation about the state tax code at this annual meeting hosted by the Washington State Senior Citizens’ Lobby.

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.

Partner event: Creating Just, Regenerative, and Democratic Economies

October 29, 2019, Seattle Central Library Auditorium, Seattle
5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

We are co-hosting this opportunity to hear from Aaron Tanaka from the Center for Economic Democracy and visionary behind the Boston Ujima Project and local leaders creating a just and regenerative economy in Seattle.

Intersect: Join the conversation

November 5, 2019, Washington Hall, Seattle
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Executive Director Misha Werschkul will be on an afternoon panel at the Washington Women’s Foundation’s annual fall educational program, where the goal is to use relationships developed through philanthropy to advance a more equitable society.

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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…

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Budget Matters 2019, part 1: Policy panel on “The Illusion of Race-Neutral Tax Policy and Tax Reform Movements: Creating a new vision to advance equity” with Misha Hill, Michael Mitchell, Andy Nicholas, and moderated by Misha Werschkul.

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Budget Matters 2019, part 2: Community panel on “Getting a seat at the table: What needs to change so that communities of color have a decision-making role in how state revenue is spent” with Sameth Mell, Brenda Rodriquez Lopez, Ramon Torres, and moderated by Juan Jose Bocanegra.