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Economic Security for All Expanding Beyond Four Pilot Programs
Economic Security for All Expanding Beyond Four Pilot Programs

One of the basic concepts of Dismantle Poverty’s work is, simply, to provide resources and opportunities so people can meet their full potential and

Boost in Enrollment, Drop in Missed Appointments After WIC Goes Remote
Boost in Enrollment, Drop in Missed Appointments After WIC Goes Remote

In March 2020, as offices closed and people stayed home to stay safe, Washington Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program knew it needed to

LGBTQIA+ People Reflected in 10-year Plan to Dismantle Poverty
LGBTQIA+ People Reflected in 10-year Plan to Dismantle Poverty

This entry was written by Marianne K. Ozmun-Wells and comes courtesy of the Rainbow Alliance & Inclusion Network (RAIN), Washington state’s LGBTQ+ business resource

Two Steering Committee Members Testify to Senate Committee on Economic Assistance Programs
Two Steering Committee Members Testify to Senate Committee on Economic Assistance Programs

The Washington State Senate Human Services, Reentry and Rehabilitation Committee’s January 26 public hearing featured virtual public testimony from two members of the PRWG

Seattle Credit Union Focuses on Community and Our 10-Year Plan
Seattle Credit Union Focuses on Community and Our 10-Year Plan

Part of the Poverty Reduction Workgroup’s efforts involved working with businesses, philanthropic groups, nonprofits and others to track efforts that align with the 10-year

A Plan to Meet the Moment: The 10-year Plan to Dismantle Poverty is Here
A Plan to Meet the Moment: The 10-year Plan to Dismantle Poverty is Here

PRWG is thrilled to share the culmination of three years of work with you — A Blueprint for a Just & Equitable Future: The

HCA’s Sue Birch on How Poverty Affects Health and Wellness

“It’s very difficult to get people to be at their peak health and well and relaxed and thriving when they’re in an impoverished situation.”

DCYF’s Ross Hunter on Poverty’s Effects on Children

“Poverty is the main driver of our work. The overwhelming majority of children in our care, either in the foster care system or juvenile

ESD’s Suzy LeVine on the 10-year Plan and Reducing Poverty

“Now, more than ever, we need a plan for inclusive economic recovery.” In this video, Employment Security Department Commissioner Suzy LeVine talks about her

Commerce Secretary Lisa Brown on Taking the Right Steps Now

“Reducing poverty and inequality is foundational to our work. Affordable housing, homelessness, helping a small business owner get their foot in — these are