We’re excited to “see you” at #BudgetMatters20! Here’s how our virtual summit is shaping up:

(Times subject to change up until November 17.)

8:30 a.m. – Optional networking and art show

9:00 a.m. – Welcome and opening remarks
Jennifer Tran, Washington State Budget & Policy Center
* Just announced! Special welcome video from U.S. Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal.
Misha Werschkul, Budget & Policy Center.

9:10 a.m. – Where we go from here: Opening panel conversation
Moderated by: Paola Maranan, ArcBend Consulting
Featuring: Abigail Scholar, Central Washington Justice For Our Neighbors and Washington Immigrant Solidarity Network; Pamela Duncan, Metropolitan Development Council; and Toni Lodge
, The NATIVE Project.

10:35 a.m. – BREAK

10:45 a.m. – Policy breakout sessions

1) Cash assistance
Chevon Powell, Golden Bricks Events and Ventures; Emily Vyhnanek, Budget & Policy Center and Working Families Tax Credit Coalition; Senator Joe Nguyen, Washington State Senate; and Maya Manus, Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle.Equitable revenue

2) Community investments
Josephine Tamayo Murray, Communities of Concern Commission; Kamau Chege, Washington Census Alliance; and Liz Olson, Budget & Policy Center.

3) Equitable revenue
Andy Nicholas, Budget & Policy Center; Bennett Vining, All In For Washington; and Evan Walker, Budget & Policy Center.

12:00 p.m. – Closing remarks and calls to action!

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