Posted on Monday, January 12, 2015 - 11:19

Today, the Washington State legislature begins their 2015 session.  OAV will have a presence on the ground in Olympia and in the State House as we gear up for what will be an important and challenging year.

Most exciting, many of us will be on hand when the newly elected Senators and Representative get sworn in.  At top of mind will be the swearing in of the Senate’s only woman of color and former OAV CEO Pramila Jayapal.  In Pramila, the 37th legislative district and Washington State...

Posted on Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 15:47

A week ago today, the elections happened. Months before that, OneAmerica Votes members began calling and knocking on the doors of voters, interviewing candidates and analyzing the issues to ensure that immigrant and refugee voters were energized and informed about the upcoming elections. 

While much of the story of the election has focused on low turnout, in some key races the voters OneAmerica Votes targeted turned out at much higher rates than similar voters. Here are some...

Posted on Friday, October 31, 2014 - 11:58

As we’ve mentioned before this election season, OneAmerica Votes is excited about the high-caliber leaders who have decided to run for public office this year. Three of these incredible leaders are Pramila Jayapal, Shari Song and Monica Stonier, three women of color—two of them immigrants—who are committed to justice. Below we’ve summarized why we’re so excited to elect (or in the case of Monica, re-elect) these champions for immigrant and refugee communities:

Pramila Jayapal (37th...

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