About us


OneAmerica Votes promotes democracy and builds power in immigrant and refugee communities through advocacy, civic engagement and leadership development.

Guiding Values

Democracy and Justice for All

OneAmerica Votes is member-driven.
OneAmerica Votes empowers immigrants and refugees to participate in their communities through advocacy and civic engagement.

Diversity Makes Us Stronger

OneAmerica Votes recruits, trains, and develops immigrant and refugee leaders to engage in civic life, including running for elected and appointed office and assuming leadership positions in their communities.

Personal Responsibility and Shared Accountability

OneAmerica Votes holds elected officials in Washington State accountable for their positions on issues that impact immigrant and refugee communities.

Areas of Work

OneAmerica Votes accomplishes its mission through work in our four core program areas: advocacy, civic engagement, community education and leadership development, and strategic communications.


OneAmerica Votes advocates for local, state and national policies that promote democracy and justice, build connections among grassroots communities leaders across race and ethnicity, and builds the political capacity and leadership of people of color in marginalized communities across Washington State

Civic and Political Engagement

OneAmerica Votes invests in communities and strengthens democracy by empowering immigrants and refugees to engage in civic life.

Strategic Communications

OneAmerica Votes amplifies the voice of immigrant and refugee communities in civic life and public policy discussions.

Community Education and Leadership Development

OneAmerica Votes identifies, trains, and develops leaders from immigrant and refugee communities to become civic leaders, including candidates for elected and appointed office.