In the midst of a pandemic and a historic economic downturn, we know that more budget cuts will only worsen the pain for millions of Washingtonians, especially communities of color. From higher unemployment rates and mortgage defaults to business bankruptcies, every modern recession has been more severe for Black people than anyone else.
If we truly aim for justice, showing up at marches isn’t enough. We must balance our tax code by making the wealthy pay their share and invest the money in communities hit the hardest. Will you send a message to your legislators urging them to avoid knee-jerk budget cuts and keep investments flowing to the people and small businesses that need it most?