Economic Empowerment

Economic Empowerment Committee was created in 2020 for the coalition to advance its strategic goals of improving economic status of African immigrants and African Americans in Washington State.

Here are some hard facts by the Washington State Budget & Policy Center.

TOP POVERTY ROOT CAUSES IN OUR COMMUNITIES

The Top 5 Poverty Root Causes in the African Communities in WA State

Background

The Washington State Coalition of African Community Leaders provides a platform for African community organizations and businesses to share resources and information to enable collaboration and to be the voice on all common issues affecting us. There was a need recognized to gather data and compile information around the areas of economic empowerment issues affecting African communities in Washington state and to develop possible resolutions to address the identified issue. This document covered the aforementioned topic. Read more…