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2017 Swearing-In of US Representative Franklin Garcia

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Franklin Garcia is Sworn-in as the US Representative (Shadow) for the District of Columbia. Swearing-in ceremony was held at the Washington Convention Center on January 2, 2017. Representative Garcia won reelection on November 8th, 2016 with over 80% of the … read more »

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DC is Latest Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) Member

At its 20th session in Brussels, Belgium, UNPO formally voted to accept the Nation’s Capital as a new member. The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) is an international, nonviolent, and democratic membership organization. Its members are indigenous peoples, minorities, … read more »

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Why Latinos Must Support DC Statehood

As we Latinos capitalize on the current momentum focused on immigration reform, let’s not forget that those of us who reside in the District of Columbia (DC) should also strongly advocate in support of DC statehood.   Clearly the benefits that … read more »

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