Advocacy

The Neighborhood House Board of Directors stands behind policies and investments that support the health and well-being of low-income people and communities. Specific 2021 legislative measures and agenda include the following.

Priority Agenda

Local

  • Connecting with clients and staff to define equitable COVID recovery and creating opportunities for clients to demand an equitable recovery.

State

  • Fair Start for Kids Act. Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP) entitlement to 185% of poverty. 10% increase in vendor rate on top of restored 6% increase to ECEAP to grow the number of slots for children in Washington.
  • Decriminalize Commercial Tobacco. Addressing systemic racism in the enforcement of commercial tobacco control.

National

Support Agenda

We support the priorities of the following advocacy groups across Seattle, King County, Washington, and the US.

Local

State

National


Other advocacy and legislative measures supported by Neighborhood House: