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


Washington’s tax code could be a tool for economic and racial justice

August 19, 2021, Zoom
12 p.m.

Join Senior Policy Analyst Margaret Babayan and Policy Analyst Evan Walker at the August South East Seattle Education Coalition meeting to learn about our state tax code, its impact on communities, and policy solutions that will continue to move the state toward racial and economic justice.

Budget Matters 2021: In it for the long haul

October 19, 2021, Virtual

Save the date! Mark your calendar to join us for our annual policy summit! We are once again hosting a virtual summit this year to celebrate groundbreaking policy wins, to reflect on 15 years of advocacy, and to imagine together what is next for progressive economic policy in Washington state.

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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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At Budget Matters 2020, we were excited to feature visual art and spoken word performances by the following incredible artists: Dawline-Jane Oni-Eseleh, Ebo Barton, Eileen Jimenez, Jared Yazzie, J Mase III, Naa Akua, and Stat the Artist (Teddy Phillips). Learn more about the artists here.

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At Budget Matters 2020, longtime champion for justice, Paola Maranan, moderated an opening panel conversation that featured Pamela Duncan, CEO and President of Metropolitan Development Council and Toni Lodge, CEO of The Native Project. Their conversation focused on how to disrupt white dominant culture and to build systems rooted in equity. Learn more about the speakers here.