Media Coverage 2016


Sara Bernard, "Nationwide ICE Raid Raises Alarm in Seattle, Spurs "Know Your Rights" Forum," Seattle Weekly, January 13, 2016

"Destino: Exhibit Showcases Plight of Central American Migrants," Capitol Hill Times, February 9, 2016

Ansel Herz, "Fighting Cancer and Deportation at the Same Time," The Stranger, February 24, 2016

Joel Connelly, "House Republicans Go to Court to Block Obama on Immigration Reform," Seattle Pi, March 17, 2016

Lynn Thompson, "Trumps' Harsh Talk Pushes Local Immigrants to 'Speak Up' and Vote," The Seattle Times, March 26, 2016

Rich Stolz, "As Supreme Court Deliberates Immigration, Family Unity, American Values, Hang in the Balance," Huffington Post, June 3, 2016

Joel Connelly, "Nineteen Become U.S. Citizens: 'The Heart of Our Country - Immigrants!'," Seattle Pi, June 14, 2016

Joel Connelly, "Murray: Seattle's Policy on Immigrants - We Don't Ask and We Won't Tell," Seattle Pi, June 23, 2016

Patricia Madej, "Seattle Officials Dismayed by High Court's Immigration Deadlock," The Seattle Times, June 23, 2016

"Seattle Officials on Immigration Plan Blocked by Supreme Court," KOMO News, June 23, 2016

"Supreme Court's Ruling Seen as a Setback for Immigrants and Their Families," International Examiner, June 23, 2016

Venice Buhain, "Seattle Undocumented Immigrants Frustrated by Supreme Court Impasse," Seattle Globalist, June 23, 2016

Amy Moreno, "Court Split Decision Leaves Immigrant Families Disappointed," KING 5, June 24, 2016

Patricia Madej, "Rep. DelBene Calls for Immigration Reform After High Court's Deadlock Decision," The Seattle Times, June 29, 2016

Sara Bernard, "Pro-Immigrant City Policies Following SCOTUS Decision," Seattle Weekly, June 29, 2016


Gabriella Neal, "Metro Says Frequent Service Transit Network Is Necessary for King County's Future," International Examiner, March 8, 2016

Daniel Nash, "Sound Transit Board Approves ST3 Plan, Lays Tracks to November Election," City Living Seattle, June 24, 2016


Nimco Bulale, "Why It's Important to Honor Home Languages in Schools," Seattle Globalist, February 16, 2016

Raechel Dawson, "Federal Way Parent, OneAmerica Support Language Access in State Superintendent Complaint," Federal Way Mirror, February 16, 2016

John Higgins, "Schools Don't Talk Clearly to Us, Immigrant Parents Say," The Seattle Times, April 19, 2016

Environmental Justice

Jason Taylor, "Lawmakers Look at "Revenue Neutral" Carbon Tax," KPQ, February 9, 2016

"Learn to Switch to Clean Energy at Forum," Goanacortes, April 20, 2016

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, "Climate Change Regulation Starts to Take Shape in Washington State," Lexology, April 27, 2016

"Capitol Hill Renters Banding Together Under EcoDistrict-Led Initiative," Capitol Hill Times, June 15, 2016

Defending our Communities

Joel Connelly, "Islamophobia 'Is Not Christian.' Episcopal Bishop Says at Seattle Forum," Seattle Pi, April 14, 2016

Ansel Herz, "The Morning News: Islamophobia in Seattle Suburb, Realtors Project the Future of the City Skyline," The Stranger, April 15, 2016

Venice Buhain, "Muslim American Engineer, Others Respond to Aerospace Exec's Anti-Mosque Campaign," Seattle Globalist, April 15, 2016

Sharon Salyer, "Electroimpact President to Apologize for Anti-Mosque Efforts," The Herald, April 19, 2016

Talal Ansari, "This Aerospace Company Founder Says He'll Apologize After Sending Islamophobic Postcards," Buzzfeed News, April 21, 2016

Venice Buhain, "Why We're Asking the Wrong Question When it Comes to Diversity in Media," Seattle Globalist, June 21, 2016

Voting Rights

"Washington State House Passes Voting Rights Act (Again) On a Party-Line Vote," Northwest Progressive Institute, February 4, 2016

Joel Connelly, "The Washington Voting Rights Act Passes House: Will Senate Ever Vote On It?," Seattle Pi, February 5, 2016

"Bipartisan Thinking on Voter Registration is Welcome," The Olympian, February 6, 2016

Ansel Herz, "To Have Fair Elections, the State Senate Needs to Finally Pass the Washington Voting Rights Act," The Stranger, March 2, 2016

Ansel Herz, "State Senate Republicans Have All But Killed the Washington Voting Rights Act, Again. They Won't Say Why," The Stranger, March 9, 2016

John Stang, "Washington Voting Rights Act Falters for Fourth Straight Year," Seattle Globalist, March 9, 2016

Joel Connelly, "Washington State Senate: Where Voting-Reform Bills are Killed," Seattle Pi, March 11, 2016

"Pass Voting Rights Act to Help Cities Make Elections Fair," The Seattle Times, April 8, 2016


Amelia Dickson, "Lawmakers Ask for Changes to State's Use of Deadly Force Statute," The Olympian, January 28, 2016

Pramila Jayapal, "Now 17, the 'Obamacare Kid' Comes Out as Transgender," The Nation, March 24, 2016

Wendy Culverwell, "Kennewick Councilman Bob Parks Retreats a Little from Facebook Furor," Tri-City Herald, March 29, 2016

Wendy Culverwell, "Kennewick Councilman Defends Controversial Online Remarks About Latinos, Yakima," Yakima Herald, March 30, 2016

Mike Faulk, "Does Yakima Shortchange the East Side? Question Prompts New Study of Neighborhood Services," Yakima Herald, May 4, 2016

Steven Greenhouse, "The Fight for $15: Meet the Man Who is Taking the Minimum Wage Battle National," Raw Story, April 9, 2016

Molly Rosbach, "Yakima Nursing Home Workers Want $15/Hour Minimum Wage," Yakima Herald, April 14, 2016

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