Public Benefits Webinars

As a response to current events with Covid-19, ELAP is now conducting webinars. Please see below for the recordings of these webinars, along with transcripts and further resources. If you are interested in a particular topic, please email Chris Lovings – ELAP’s Community Engagement Manager – at chris@elap.org.

We need your feedback on our webinars! Please fill out this short survey so we can improve your experience: ELAP Webinar Feedback


Public Benefits During COVID

Recorded 3.18.2021

Speakers:

Grete SchultzBenefits Attorney at Solid Ground
Lianna Kressin Basic Needs Campaign Lead for Statewide Poverty Action Network
Mohammed AkmooshHomelessness Prevention Case Manager at Iraqi Community Center of WA

Powerpoint Coming Soon!

Resources:

Stimulus Check Info

Tax Help | UW Federal Tax Clinic | In-Person Tax Support (Federal Way – Multi-Service Center)

Tax Help For the Undocumented Community: Dreamer’s Tax Project

Statewide Poverty Action Network (SPAN) – Focused on building grassroots power in WA State, the Statewide Poverty Action Network is an anti-poverty advocacy organization. They advance equitable policy solutions for low-income people.

Action Alerts from SPAN: Form letter to boost all budget asks | Form letter to increase TANF | Story collection form | Tag your lawmakers using this directory

Protecting Immigrant Families – This organization provides current info in multiple languages about the different facets of the Public Charge ruling and how it affects the undocumented community.

WA Low Income Housing Alliance – For getting involved with advocacy work being done in the Housing space, join in with the Washington Low-Income Housing Alliance.

Legal Aid Organizations: ELAP | Solid Ground | Benefits Law Center | Unemployment Law Project


Public Benefits Update

Recorded 7.21.2020

Speakers:

Grete SchultzBenefits Attorney at Solid Ground
Lianna Kressin Basic Needs Campaign Lead for Statewide Poverty Action Network
Camille HeatherlyEastside Mobility Coordinator at Hopelink

Powerpoint Presentation

Resources:
Survey from Solid Ground – Solid Ground is looking to learn from community about their needs, please fill out this survey for them.

Statewide Poverty Action Network – Focused on building grassroots power in WA State, the Statewide Poverty Action Network is an anti-poverty advocacy organization. They advance equitable policy solutions for low-income people.

Protecting Immigrant Families – This organization provides current info in multiple languages about the different facets of the Public Charge ruling and how it affects the undocumented community.

WA Low Income Housing Alliance – For getting involved with advocacy work being done in the Housing space, join in with the Washington Low-Income Housing Alliance.

Legal Aid Organizations: ELAP | Solid Ground | Benefits Law Center | Unemployment Law Project

Transcript: English


Public Benefits During Covid-19

Recorded 4.21.2020

Speakers:

Grete Schultz – Benefits Attorney at Solid Ground
Hannah Rosenberger – Benefits Attorney at Solid Ground
Adriana Lasso-Harrier – Advocacy Communications Manager for Statewide Poverty Action Network

Resources and Factsheets:

Powerpoint Presentation

WA Public Benefits During Covid-19: English | español
Unemployment FAQ: English | español
Stimulus Check FAQ: English | español

Protecting Immigrant Families – Organization that posts current info in multiple languages about the different facets of the Public Charge ruling and how it affects the undocumented community.

Transcript: English