Selected accomplishments and highlights from the last year for Front and Centered.
A series of blog posts from organizations elevating their communities through voter engagement during the 2016 election cycle.
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.
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.
There is a lack of civic engagement in the Sikh community; so we have been working for the past year educating the community about their rights and duties as US Citizen.
Canvassers from Washington Community Action Network visited more than 2,000 households across 25 precincts. Nine additional precincts were also included as a baseline for the experiment.