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.
|Dispute Resolution Center of King County »The Dispute Resolution Center (DRC) provides low-cost mediation & conflict resolution services in King County. We help people resolve conflicts outside of the court room for a variety of disputes. Real Change Homeless Empowerment Project »Real Change serves as a unique news outlet with a paid circulation of over 18,000 each week and also as a community organizing project to work against poverty. Got Green »GOT GREEN leads community organizing efforts, public policy advocacy, and job training programs to ensure that the benefits of the new, green economy –green jobs, access to healthy food, energy efficient homes, and public transit – are widely available to low income communities of color.
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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.