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Elizabeth Torres

Conversations on Climate Justice – Elizabeth Torres

Health disparities, climate change, and resilience in the Yakima Valley.

2017 Legislative Agenda

Where we can fight for equitable policy rooted in community

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.

Audel Ramirez and his daughter

When We Lead: Grassroots Organizing and A Voting Rights Case in Yakima

Last year, for the first time in its history, the City of Yakima elected not just one, but three Latinas to city council. It was the result of countless hours of organizing and get-out-the-vote efforts by OneAmerica, grassroots community members, and other organizations.

Dairy Farm

State must protect Yakima Valley drinking water from cow manure

“I can’t drink the water at my house.”

Recent polls say that a higher percentage of Latinos care about climate change and want the government to take action than white people. But that's not widely known.

Felipe Rodriguez-Flores – Conversations on Climate Justice

Seeing that movement that was being led by Indigenous people