Watch Recording of OneAmerica’s Annual Celebration: Our Rising Tide!

Did you miss our virtual Annual Celebration: Our Rising Tide? You can still watch here or below: weareoneamerica.org/celebration. It’s not too late to celebrate with us and hear the stories of powerful immigrant leaders, like Diana, who continue to raise their voices throughout this pandemic. For almost two decades, we have worked to ensure that immigrants and refugees have a …

RELEASE: WK Kellogg Foundation Fuels Immigrant-Led Advances in Early Learning as System Faces Threats from COVID-19 Impacts

Seattle, WA – Statewide immigrant rights organization OneAmerica has begun an immigrant-led project funded by WK Kellogg (WKKF) to expand and shore up early learning systems by organizing parents and providers who have been deeply impacted by early learning and childcare due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our early learning system is strained due to COVID-19 and a lack of investments …

OneAmerica & Inauguration Day: The Immigration Fight Ahead

What an incredible day for immigrants, refugees, people of color and allies. In the last few days we realized three BIG steps forward that were made possible by Black, Latinx, AAPI & immigrant voters like you who raised our voices, organized, and then took that fight to the ballot box and chose change. We witnessed the inauguration of President Joe …

OPINION: COVID Vaccines for Rideshare Drivers Can Keep our Communities Safer

Author: Ahmed Mumin, Executive Director, Seattle Rideshare Drivers Association In 2019, Uber and Lyft drivers provided roughly 28 million rides (about 53 rides per minute) in the Puget Sound Area – 4 million more than in 2018. This continued growth reflected an increase in people choosing to get around the city without their own cars. And the growth is made …

REPORT: Recovery for Whom? Building a Future of Economic Stability, Quality Jobs & Equity

WELCOME TO THE NORTHWEST PAPERS In this moment, because of the pandemic and resulting economic crisis, millions of us are facing delinquent mortgages, eviction, loss of employer-provided health insurance, lack of affordable child care, and fears that our children are losing ground in remote schooling with inadequate digital and language access.  In less than a month, federal small business relief …

Looking Ahead to November 3: Vote and Make Sure it’s Counted.

The most important thing any of us can do in the 2020 general election is to vote.   If you haven’t registered to vote yet, and you can register to vote (you’re a US citizen), there’s still time to register in person on Election Day.  Same-day voter registration is possible in person during business hours and any time before 8:00 p.m. …

OneAmerica Holds Washington State Legally Accountable for Full Civic Engagement for All

OneAmerica believes that our democracy and society are stronger when everyone is engaged in civic and democratic life and is able to have their voice heard, particularly those furthest from power who are closest to the solutions. Because immigrants across Washington stood up, our state has made incredible progress in becoming a welcoming place for immigrants and refugees. Sometimes that …