Healthy People & Communities

Healthy People & Communities

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Our state should support the resources that allow Washingtonians to lead healthy lives – like affordable health care, accessible public transportation, and clean air and water. It should also be a place in which everyone – regardless of race, background, ability, or neighborhood of residence – can participate in and benefit from a growing economy.

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A good state budget is the best medicine

By Jennifer Tran | October 2018

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Budget and policy choices affect community well-being

By Margaret Babayan | February 2019

What we're reading

Voices Rising: African American Economic Security in King County by Seattle Community of Practice collaboration, published on byrdbarrplace.org

Communities in Action: Pathways to Health Equity by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, published on rwjf.org

Pierce County: Trailblazer for Probation Transformation by Annie E. Casey Foundation, published on aecf.org

Counting a Diverse Nation: Disaggregating Data on Race and Ethnicity to Advance a Culture of Health by PolicyLink, published on policylink.org