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March 23

March 23: Governor Inslee announces “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order

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April

Stimulus checks start arriving to households but exclude hundreds of thousands of people in WA due to immigration status.

April 8

Washington  Dream Coalition and partners launch a grassroots COVID-19 immigrant relief fund, raising over $6.2M for undocumented people in Washington State.

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April 20

Washington Immigrant Solidarity Network launches the WA Immigrant Relief Fund Campaign, a campaign powered by a diverse coalition of organizations to push for a state-funded WA COVID-19 Immigrant Relief Fund.

May

Farmworkers strike in Yakima to protest COVID-19 working conditions

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June 18

Gov. Inslee holds joint press conference with Washington Dream Coalition & Washington Census Alliance members

June 23

Gov. Inslee announces commitment to a relief fund for people who can’t access federal aid or unemployment insurance because of immigration status

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August 10

Gov. Inslee announces $40 million fund

October 21

Washington COVID-19 Immigrant Relief Fund launches

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