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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Resources for Immigrants / Recursos para Inmigrantes

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Resources for Immigrants / Recursos para Inmigrantes

We know immigrant communities have been hit especially hard by the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis.  Click here for a comprehensive bilingual English/Spanish list of resources to help our state’s immigrant population through the unique challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Don't qualify for regular state cash assistance? Disaster Cash Assistance Program could help.

Don't qualify for regular state cash assistance? Disaster Cash Assistance Program could help.

Not eligible for most state cash assistance programs?  You may qualify for the Disaster Cash Assistance Program. Please see the information below for an update from the Washington State Department of Social & Health Services about this program.

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Important Information for Unemployed Workers

Important Information for Unemployed Workers

Dear neighbors, The good news is Washingtonians are doing a great job at following the governor’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order, and the curve is beginning to flatten. We must double down on this good work and continue to stay home to make sure it continues to flatten. The mixed news is ...

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Recursos para empleados por cuenta propia, contratistas independientes y pequeñas empresas

Recursos para empleados por cuenta propia, contratistas independientes y pequeñas empresas

Estimados vecinos: Sé que muchos de ustedes son empleados por cuenta propia, contratistas independientes o propietarios de pequeñas empresas y tienen dificultad para llegar a fin de mes debido a la respuesta COVID-19. A continuación, hay algunos recursos que pueden ayudar en estos tiempos difíciles. Programa de protección de sueldo: ...

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Relief for the self-employed, independent contractors & small businesses affected by COVID-19

Relief for the self-employed, independent contractors & small businesses affected by COVID-19

Dear neighbors, I know many of you are self-employed, independent contractors, or small business owners who are struggling to make ends meet due to the COVID-19 response. Here are some resources that may help you through these tough times. Paycheck Protection Program: The federal government has funded the Paycheck ...

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Comunicado especial: coronavirus

Comunicado especial: coronavirus

Estimados vecinos: Terminamos la sesión legislativa de 2020 la semana pasada, y próximamente llegará más información sobre la legislación.  Por ahora, me gustaría tomar un momento para asegurarles que la Legislatura y nuestras agencias estatales están tomando muy en serio nuestra crisis de salud actual. Acciones de la Legislatura: Hemos ...

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Special Update: Coronavirus

Special Update: Coronavirus

Dear neighbors, We wrapped up the 2020 legislative session last week, and updates about legislation will be coming soon.  For now, I’d like to take a moment to assure you that the Legislature and our state agencies are taking our current health crisis very seriously. The Legislature’s Actions: We have now ...

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Update from Olympia

Update from Olympia

Dear Neighbors, The 2020 legislative session continues to be a whirlwind, and last night we wrapped up another phase. Yesterday marked the cutoff deadline for bills to pass out of the chamber where they were introduced. Only these bills will move forward as the session advances. Below are some of the bills ...

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Update from Olympia: The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Update from Olympia: The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Dear Neighbors, The legislative session is moving at a fast pace!  This week wraps up week 3 out of 8 weeks. In this first phase of the session, the Senate Committees are holding numerous public hearings each week to choose bills to pass out of committee. This session, Feb. 7 is the ...

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Updates from Olympia: The 2020 Session Has Begun!

Updates from Olympia: The 2020 Session Has Begun!

Dear Neighbors, This Monday marked the beginning of the 2020 legislative session, and our work is in full swing for this short, 60-day session. These short sessions occur in even-numbered years and can often feel like a sprint to the finish line with the entire legislative process condensed into only eight ...

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