In South King County, Parents Are Making Change

Across south King County OneAmerica is supporting powerful parent leaders and youth to organize to improve responsiveness to the needs of immigrant and refugee communities. We know that individuals most impacted by public education issues are closest to the solutions. We want to ensure that they are centered in the decision-making process and equipped with the tools to create systemic …

The Fight for the DREAM Act: We’re Just Getting Started

Last week was filled with a number of twists and turns in the immigrant rights movement and OneAmerica was at the helm of advocating for a resolution for the million undocumented young people living in the US. On Thursday, February 15th the United States Senate voted on four immigration related bill, three of which provided some type of relief for …

OneAmerica's 2017 Legislative Recap

In July, the Washington State legislature finally completed work on the State’s operating budget just in time to avoid a partial government shutdown. For months, grassroots community leaders called and wrote to their state representatives and traveled to Olympia to advocate in person for the issues that matter most to our community: an education system that works for all, access …