"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter."

The Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle’s Advocacy & Civic Engagement department focuses on protecting the civil liberties of Black and other vulnerable minority communities in King County, WA state.

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"Never, ever be afraid to make some noise and get in good trouble, necessary trouble, and help redeem the soul of America." -- John Lewis


Get cash in your pocket with the Working Families Tax Credit!!

The Working Families Tax Credit launched on Februrary 1st! This new annual tax refund for Washington residents is worth $50 – $1,200 depending on your income level and how many qualifying children you have in your household. Undocumented workers and others who use an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number to do their taxes are eligible for this payment.

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2023 Legislative Framework

Community advocacy &  legislative support.


This Person Votes

Voter information and resource hub.


We Outside!

Environmental justice IS social justice.


Invite the ACE team to your next event!

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Do you have an upcoming panel discussion, outreach event, conference, workshop, or networking activity? Our Advocacy & Civic Engagement (ACE) team would love to partner with you! We are fully equipped and prepared to share information (and accompanying swag materials) for a variety of advocacy related topics including, but not limited to:

  • Voter registration
  • Redistricting
  • Criminal record expungement
  • COVID-19 vaccine education
  • Healthcare access
  • Policy education¬†
  • General health resources (physical & mental)

"All advocacy is, at its core, an act of empathy." -- Samantha Power


Redistricting 101: People Over Politicians

Understanding how & when your district changes, the impact, and who is at the helm of changing it. 


Criminal Record Expungement Assistance

Please note: this service is only valid for King County, WA residents.


Public Health Equity

Programming and services dedicated to addressing healthcare as a human right.