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
Washington, DC – As Puerto Rico launches its congressional delegation, known as the Statehood Commission, shadow Representatives Pedro Rosselló and Alfonso Aguilar met Thursday with Washington, DC shadow Senators Paul Strauss and Michael D. Brown, and shadow Representative Franklin García … read more
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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
Here is a photo from Monday’s 14th meeting of the Electoral College for the District of Columbia (Anita Bonds, Jack Evans, Franklin Garcia). It was an honor to vote on behalf of the people’s choice (both DC’s and nationally) to … read more
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A number of local and national leaders were honored on April 28th, at the 2016 DC Democratic State Committee’s Kennedys-King Gala. The sold out event was held at the new University of the District of Columbia (UDC) Student Center. In … read more
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
Hundreds showed up to join a public demonstration against Donald Trump in Washington DC. The Demonstration denouncing recent derogatory comments Mr. Trump made towards the immigrant community, was organized by elected officials, community leaders, and others. The demonstration lasted 1 hour. Organizers were convened at Freedom … read more
On June 5th, 2015 hundreds showed up at the Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School, Sonia Gutierrez Campus, to be part of a street naming ceremony. The 500 block of V street NE, was named Sonia Gutierrez Campus Way to … read more
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A 2015 State Of The Union (SOTU) watch party was held at Local 16 in Washington DC on January 20th, 2015. Guests included DNC Political Director Raul Alvillar, and DC US Representative (Shadow) Franklin Garcia. Over 200 people gathered to network and … read more
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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