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Civil Rights Activist Dolores Huerta DC Statehood PSA

Civil rights activist and United Farm Workers (UFW) co-founder Dolores Huerta came to the District Building in Washington DC to record a Public Service Announcement (PSA) in support of DC Statehood.   “For decades I have fought for the rights of … read more »

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DC to Host Constitutional Convention to Become 51st State

On May 6th, 2016, the New Columbia Statehood Commission presented to the public a draft Constitution of what will be the state of New of Columbia, or the 51st state in the Union. The DC Council created the New Columbia … read more »

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DC Swearing-In Ceremony of Elected Officials

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The Council of the District of Columbia conducted the Swearing-In Ceremony for the State Board of Education, Statehood Representatives, and Advisory Neighborhood Commissioners (ANC) on January 2, 2015 at the Washington Convention Center.  Statehood Representatives, State Board of Education members, … read more »

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Political Representation of Minorities in DC Election

Women, the LGBT community, and racial minorities of the District made history in the April primary election. Councilwoman Muriel Bowser defeated Mayor Vincent Gray as Democratic nominee candidate for Mayor. In the general election, she will face David Catania, a … read more »

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DC Latino Caucus Holiday Party

The DC Latino Caucus hosted its annual Christmas Party at the house of the organization’s President, Franklin Garcia.  The well-attended event was an opportunity for members of the organization to reflect on the year’s accomplishments.  Currently at least 8 members … read more »

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