Last night, a whole new slate of lawmakers were voted into state and federal offices throughout the United States. Voters in Washington state and across the country cast their ballots … Continue reading You voted…now what?!
Poverty Action is excited to announce that we have a new Policy & Field Campaign Manager: Jay Doran! In this role, Jay leads our campaigns associated with debt relief. … Continue reading Welcome to the team Jay!
Join Poverty Action for our annual Night Out for Safety & Liberation (NOSL), a community-centered block party that happens nation-wide in participating cities. NOSL is a chance for neighborhoods … Continue reading Community Gathering to Redefine Public Safety- Night Out 2018
Please join Poverty Action in our end-of-session celebration, Together Towards Victory, for a night of food, drinks, and fun! This event will be held on Thursday, April 26, from 5:30 … Continue reading We’re having a party!
We've created a handy grid tool for a simple side-by-side comparison of the 2018 Supplemental Budget Proposals from the Governor, Senate, and House. Go check it out here! Be sure … Continue reading 2018 Supplemental Budget Analysis– Now up!
At Poverty Action, we believe that real experiences are the force behind real change! That's why we've added a new section to our 2018 Legislative Session section of our website-- … Continue reading Check Out Our New Community Voices!
Poverty Action is excited announce that Adriana Lasso-Harrier has joined the Poverty Action team as our new communications coordinator. In that role she will implement media and communications strategies to help … Continue reading Welcome to the team Adriana
Throughout the 2018 legislative session, the Governor, House of Representatives, and Senate will each propose a supplemental budget. Although the legislature passed an operating budget for the 2017-2019 biennium during … Continue reading Check out our analysis of the Governor’s Budget
Registration is now closed for our 13th Annual Day of Action in Olympia! You are welcome to join us on MLK Day, but we are no longer able to guarantee … Continue reading MLK Day Lobby Day Registration is Now Closed!
On Thursday, October 5, the CPFP released their long-awaited rules to curb payday lending abuses. Below is a copy of our press release. Advocates Applaud the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau … Continue reading CFPB Releases Final Payday Lending Rule!