Posted on Monday, October 27, 2014 - 09:50

A cool January evening this year nearly ended in disaster for Juan Andrés Macedo, 17, who was pulled over and arrested by Customs and Border Patrol in Blaine, WA, near the border with Canada.  He was detained for almost three weeks until Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-WA, 1st District), interceded on Macedo’s behalf.

Macedo’s story begins like many in northern Washington detailed in a report released by our sister organization, OneAmerica, in 2012. As a border state, Washington residents are...

Posted on Friday, October 17, 2014 - 13:51

Every election season, we set out to find the leaders across Washington State who want to give back to their communities through public service. This year, we found a number current and future leaders  that make us excited about the bright future we have in front of us.

 

 

These candidates have demonstrated leadership on issues that our communities care deeply about: immigrant rights, jobs that pay a fair wage and provide protections for sick workers, access to...

Posted on Monday, September 22, 2014 - 09:44

This post was written by OneAmerica Votes Policy Intern Adam Vance.

Since coming on board as an intern this summer at OneAmerica Votes (OAV), I’ve had the opportunity to sit in and participate in endorsement interviews with an impressive array of candidates running for office in Washington State.

I’ve learned that an endorsement is a BIG deal.

It’s not a small thing for OAV to throw its name and brand behind a candidate running for office.  The organization may be put...


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