Posted on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 10:48

OneAmerica Votes announces its endorsement of Lorena González for Seattle City Council. González recently announced her candidacy for one of Seattle's two at-large City Council seats, Position 9. OneAmerica Votes’ mission is to promote democracy and to build the power of immigrant and refugee communities. González lives in West Seattle, but she grew up in Grandview, Yakima County where she was raised in a Spanish-speaking migrant farmworker household. Throughout her life and career, González...

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...


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