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.
|AtWork! »AtWork! helps adults with disabilities learn marketable skills, find and keep good jobs in the community, and earn wages and benefits that help them escape poverty. Agros International »Agros believes that extreme poverty can successfully be reduced through land ownership when combined with a holistic development model. We offer rural poor families a hand-up, not a handout. 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.
|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.
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.
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.
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.