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End of Year card 2016


Selected accomplishments and highlights from the last year for Front and Centered.

Voter signs

When We Lead: 2016 Voter Engagement Reportback

A series of blog posts from organizations elevating their communities through voter engagement during the 2016 election cycle.

AAPI 2016 candaidate forum

When We Lead: Voting with Language Access in AAPI Communities

As the Washington State Gubernatorial candidates, Bill Bryant and Jay Inslee, stepped onto the stage for one of the largest civic engagement summits of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) voters in the nation, a crowd of 2,000 people reduced their conversations to whispers.

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Voices from the Summit (Video)

Leaders share perspectives on environmental and climate justice


Sarra Tekola’s Speech at Wing Luke Museum (Video)

Sarra Tekola’s speaks aboutClimate justice for communities of color An Evening for Climate Justice at Wing Luke Museum on May 20th, 2015.

Governor Inslee

The Frontlines of Climate Change: Part III

For those of us who have struggled to think about climate change in a way that makes the problem tangible, perhaps the lens of migration is what we’ve been searching for. This is the perspective that connects the global environmental threat of climate change to the local experience. This is the face of the climate change frontline, and it’s the experience that must inform climate solutions. The strongest possible action on climate change is one that improves the environment for all Washingtonians, and protects and empowers the communities at the climate frontlines.