In response to COVID-19 and its devastating and prolonged effects on public health and the economy, federal lawmakers passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
We've compiled a list of resources and information to help keep you and your loved ones healthy and safe during the COVID-19 crisis.
Washington's Department of Social & Health Services (DSHS) has decided to suspend some of policies surrounding work requirements in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The 2020 Session was a solid success for Washington's low-income communities-- and a success that we will build off of in years to come. Read on for our session recap!
Kristin, a current resident of Solid Ground's permanent supportive housing program, describes her experience navigating the housing and mental illness supports available for people experiencing homelessness and mental illness in Washington State.
In order to gain more perspective on how Pay-to-Pay could impact low-income communities, we spoke with Nicole Carbine, a Housing Case Manager at Solid Ground.
Anti-poverty advocates are celebrating significant investments in our state’s social safety net proposed in Governor Jay Inslee’s supplemental budget, released this afternoon.
"No Fresh Start in 2019: How States Still Let Debt Collectors Push Families into Poverty" finds that not one jurisdiction’s laws meet basic standards so that debtors can continue to work productively to support themselves and their families.
If you’re like many Washingtonians, especially those living on a low income or in a rural area, you may not have seen a dentist in quite some time. That’s because access to routine dental care can be abysmally difficult to obtain if you don’t have the means.
Podcasts are also a great way to be introduced to or learn more about a huge variety of topics, especially those that may seem daunting or complex at first. That’s why we’ve created a list of some of our favorite economics and social justice podcasts!