Posted on Friday, September 9, 2016 - 13:09

No family should work full-time and still struggle to make ends meet. But every day, low income families in Washington are forced to work two or three jobs in order to pay rent and ensure their families have enough to eat. This means they can’t spend valuable time with their kids, save for an emergency or look after their own health.

These hardships are especially felt by Washington’s immigrant and refugee population. Immigrants and refugees make up a disproportionate number of workers...

Posted on Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 12:02

This post was written by OneAmerica Votes member Abdirhman H. Mohamed (OJ).

As an immigrant from Somalia, I know that my community needs a representative that speaks for my community and who is from my community now more than ever. That’s why I was proud to volunteer to canvass for Pramila Jayapal for Congress and tell my neighbors and friends about a champion for immigrant and refugee rights.

Pramila has stood with my...

Posted on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 10:25

We started this election season with attacks on our community: candidates denigrating the contributions immigrants and refugees have made to our country, comparing us to criminals and promising mass deportations.

But the mood of this election is changing. With your help, Washington is fighting back against hate and working to build a Washington for All. This week’s primary results show a different side of politics, one committed to the values that unite us all: compassion, respect and...

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