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West Coast Poverty Center

WCPC Webinar on January 7, 2021


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Poverty and Hardship in Washington State: 
A Mid-Pandemic Update

January 7th, 2021
9:30-11:00am on Zoom


This webinar will include presentations on 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

We hope you will join us to learn from and engage with our panel.

Registration is required. Please register HERE by 1/6/2021.