Posted on Friday, March 4, 2016 - 13:12

 

On Tuesday, nearly 200 community leaders from across Washington State descended on Olympia calling on the Republican-controlled Senate to pass the Washington Voting Rights Act.  The high point of the day was a rally that featured Governor Jay Inslee, Senator Pramila Jayapal and Representative Luis Moscoso.  The Rally centered on the personal stories of immigrant and refugee voters and youth describing how a stronger democracy, one that genuinely represented their...

Posted on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 14:58

Communities across Washington last year celebrated breaking down historic barriers to gain representation on city councils across the state. In Yakima, residents celebrated the election of the first three Latinas to the city council — Dulce Gutiérrez (District 1), Avina Gutiérrez (District 2) and Carmen Méndez (District 3). In Seattle, Lorena González, the past board president of OneAmerica Votes and an early endorsee of the organization, became the first Latina (along with newly-elected...

Posted on Monday, January 25, 2016 - 16:24

Our response to the anti-immigrant backlash evident in the House of Representatives?  Let’s send a champion of immigrant, refugee and human rights to Congress.

OneAmerica Votes endorses Washington State Senator and OneAmerica and OAV Founder Pramila Jayapal for the 7th Congressional District.  If elected, Senator Jayapal would replace US Representative Jim McDermott, who announced his retirement in early January.

Following on our work in historic elections last November that...


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