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An Inclusive Economy

May 2, 2024

Baby Bonds: A Step Toward Racial and Economic Equity

The Washington Future Fund would bring this innovative, anti-racist policy to the Evergreen State

Healthy Communities

April 26, 2024

What is WA Cares and Why Does It Matter for Washingtonians?

We need to defend this important policy from billionaires looking to save a buck


April 17, 2024

2023-24 Impact and Gratitude Report

Reflecting on a year of progress and transition at the Economic Opportunity Institute


April 12, 2024

Welcoming our New Executive Director, Rian Watt!

EOI is excited to begin its next chapter under new leadership

April 4, 2024

Is There a Valid Argument Against Cost-Free College in Washington?

Cost-free college is a meaningful investment that would change lives. What's stopping Washington from making it happen?

Inclusive Health Access

April 3, 2024

Report: 87% of WA Hospitals are Falling Behind on Community Investment Requirements

Non-profit hospitals are supposed to invest in communities – but many aren’t.

Research Feed

State of Working Washington
Buying a home is harder for BIPOC Washingtonians

Lower wages for Black and Latine Washingtonians create a housing equity gap

State of Working Washington
Who can afford to buy a home in Washington?

Fewer jobs pay enough to buy a home in Washington. What does that mean for the economy?

State of Working Washington
Report: Wages Aren’t Keeping Up With Washington Home Prices

Who can afford to buy a home ? Most industries don't pay enough to buy in Washington

State of Working Washington
Fewer Occupations Pay Enough to Rent in Washington

Home buying is unaffordable - but rent isn't much better