We have invited local and national tax policy and racial justice experts to discuss the racist impacts of Washington’s broken tax code and how repairing the tax code can be a tool for advancing racial equity. So far, our featured speakers are:
Michael is a senior policy analyst with the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities’ State Fiscal Policy division, where he focuses on criminal and juvenile justice reform and reinvestment as well as state higher education funding and affordability. He also co-authored the CBPP report: Advancing Racial Equity With State Tax Policy.
Misha is a policy analyst at the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy. Her research and analyses focus on a variety of state tax policy issues, including the tax contributions of undocumented immigrants. She is also the lead author of the ITEP report: The Illusion of Race Neutral Tax Policy.