A strong economy is the engine that fuels all other elements of a healthy community. A strong regional economy requires support for people and businesses, and access to education, training and resources.
|iLEAP »iLEAP designs and delivers a variety of experiential educational programs that serve as the catalyst for a new generation of global citizens. Economic Opportunity Institute »Economic Opportunity Institute (EOI) is dedicated to researching, developing, and advancing solutions to the most pressing economic security problems confronting low-income and, increasingly, middle class families in our state. Jubilee Women's Center »Since 1983 Jubilee Women's Center has provided safe, affordable and supportive housing to homeless and low-income women in Seattle/King County.
The Seattle Foundation evaluated organization
Building Businesses, Income and Self-confidence
Washington CASH helps hundreds of individuals build businesses, income and self-confidence each year through a constellation of services including business development courses, microloans, technical assistance, mentoring and access to computer labs. These services enable low-income women, people with disabilities, new immigrants and refugees to start or expand on their self-employment ventures.
Jump$tart Washington is a nonprofit coalition created to promote the need for financial education in Washington state.
Making Sustainability Legal
Sightline Institute's "Making Sustainability Legal" project is working to remove outdated rules that stop affordable, green solutions.
The Demographics of the Jobs Recovery
This Pew Research Center report analyzes changes in employment throughout the economic recovery, examining trends in job growth by race, ethnicity, nativity and gender.
Low-Skill Workers' Access to Quality Green Jobs
This brief discusses strategies for improving access to green jobs among those with low skill levels, particularly jobs that can help improve workers’ economic standing and better support their families.