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West Coast Poverty Center Webinar on Poverty and Hardship in WA State

Posted: 1/3/2021 (Local Events)

The UW’s West Coast Poverty Center is hosting a webinar on “Poverty and Hardship in Washington State: A Mid-Pandemic Update” on January 7th at 9:30am-11am.  The presentations will include up-to-date estimates on poverty and material hardship in Washington State, followed by a discussion about how these trends are playing out across the state. Panelists will consider how policies and programs have responded to Washingtonians’ increased needs and what further measures are needed.

Panelists include:

  • Zach Parolin, Research Scientist, Columbia University
  • Lori Pfingst, Senior Director, Economic Services Administration, Washington State Department of Social and Health Services
  • Drayton Jackson, Co-Chair, Governor Inslee’s Poverty Reduction Work Group
  • Vanessa Gaston, Director at Clark County Community Services and Board Chair, Washington State Community Action Partnership
  • Moderator: Jennie Romich, Professor, University of Washington/WCPC
For details and registration, please visit the webinar link.

Date: 01/07/2021

Time: 9:30am-11am