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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.

 

 

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Support education and training for low-income adults
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Improve financial stability for individuals
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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.
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Northwest Center »Northwest Center serves children and adults with developmental disabilities. Through our programs, we educate families, caregivers, employers, teachers and the public about how they can help create environments in which all people are recognized for their abilities, not their disabilities.
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Network for Business Innovation & Sustainability »Network for Business Innovation & Sustainability (NBIS) programs bridge industries and sectors to engage business leaders in addressing crucial regional and global issues through innovative business practices.
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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.
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A Summary of the King County Community Conversation Opportunities for Youth and Young Adults
This report summarizes the results of the King County community conversation held on February 29, 2012, to garner community input about the needs, challenges and opportunities for youth ages 16-24 in King County who are neither in school nor employed.
Washington Asset Building Coalition
Washington Asset Building Coalition (WABC) came together in October, 2006 to expand asset building across the state.
Jump$tart Washington
Jump$tart Washington is a nonprofit coalition created to promote the need for financial education in Washington state.
Assets & Opportunity Scorecard
The Assets & Opportunity Scorecard is a comprehensive look at Americans’ financial security today and their opportunities to create a more prosperous future.
Bank on Seattle-King County
Bank on Seattle-King County provides people with alternatives to paying more than they need to for financial services, in order to help them on a pathway to economic stability and success.

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