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Blueprint Revealed: Expanding on the Focus on Race
Blueprint Revealed: Expanding on the Focus on Race

Each week, Dismantle Poverty’s Megan Matthews answers a question about the Poverty Reduction Work Group’s mission to reduce poverty and inequality in Washington State. 

The Dismantle Poverty Team is on the Move!
The Dismantle Poverty Team is on the Move!

For the past four years, the Economic Services Administration has been a proud co-lead on the creation of the 10-Year Plan to Dismantle Poverty

Blueprint Revealed: Why the Focus on Race?
Blueprint Revealed: Why the Focus on Race?

Each week, Dismantle Poverty’s Megan Matthews answers a question about the Poverty Reduction Work Group’s mission to reduce poverty and inequality in Washington State. 

Blueprint Revealed: Who Was Part of the Governor’s Poverty Reduction Work Group?
Blueprint Revealed: Who Was Part of the Governor’s Poverty Reduction Work Group?

Each week, Dismantle Poverty’s Megan Matthews answers a question about the Poverty Reduction Work Group’s mission to reduce poverty and inequality in Washington State. 

Blueprint Revealed: What is the 10-year Plan?
Blueprint Revealed: What is the 10-year Plan?

Each week, Dismantle Poverty’s Megan Matthews answers a question about the Poverty Reduction Work Group’s mission to reduce poverty and inequality in Washington State. 

Celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day
Celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day

On October 8, 2021, President Joe Biden became the first sitting United States president to issue a presidential proclamation declaring October 11 Indigenous Peoples’

Poverty Reduction Work Highlighted in Office of Homeless Youth Prevention Plan
Poverty Reduction Work Highlighted in Office of Homeless Youth Prevention Plan

The Office of Homeless Youth Prevention released its strategic plan, “Shifting Services and Systems to Prevent Youth Housing Instability,” in September. The Office of

Child Tax Credit Payments Start July 15
Child Tax Credit Payments Start July 15

The Child Tax Credit, part of the American Rescue Plan, increased the amount of the 2021 Child Tax Credit to support families with children.

Dismantle Poverty Work Featured in Results Washington Performance Review
Dismantle Poverty Work Featured in Results Washington Performance Review

Dismantle Poverty’s work was featured in Results Washington’s June 23 public performance review, with presentations from Lori Pfingst and Steering Committee co-chair Drayton Jackson,

Dismantle Poverty’s Summer Update
Dismantle Poverty’s Summer Update

The Poverty Reduction Work Group sent out its summer newsletter on June 14. You can subscribe to receive regular updates on our contact page.