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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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DCFDW Hold Book Signing Event for Marion Barry

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The DC Federation of Democratic Women hosted a book signing event for former DC Mayor and Ward Eight Councilmember Marion Barry. The book titled “Mayor for Life, the incredible story of Marion Barry, Jr.,” is an autobiography of the life … read more »

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DC Celebrates Capital Pride 2014

Capital Pride celebration in Washington DC.

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Record Number of Latino Candidates on Local D.C. Ballot

A record number of Latinos are running for office in Washington D.C. Pedro Rubio is campaigning  for D.C. Council At Large and Franklin Garcia for U.S. Representative. Seven Latinos are on the ballot for D.C. Democratic State Committee. Among the … read more »

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Vincent Gray Wins DC Latino and Asian and Pacific Islander Caucuses Endorsements

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On Saturday, May 14 hundreds of voters and DC residents gathered at the Josephine Butler Center in Northwest Washington to hear from most candidates running in the April 1, 2014 DC Primary.  The candidates forum organized by the DC Latino … read more »

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Activist Dr. Gregg Edwards Honored by DC Latino Caucus and OLA

Dr. Gregg Edwards, a longtime activist of the Mount Pleasant neighborhood in Ward One, was honored at Los Hermanos Restaurant on November 26, 2013.  Dr. Edwards was honored by the DC Latino Caucus and the DC Office on Latino Affairs … read more »

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DC Mayor Vincent Gray Introduces DC Driver License Bill for Undocumented Immigrants

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DC Mayor Vincent Gray announced a new Bill to allow undocumented DC residents to obtain DC driver’s license. The measure is in line with a other states like New Mexico, Washington State, Utah, Maryland, and Illinois that currently have laws … read more »

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DC Latino Caucus Elects New Boardmembers

On February, 21, the DC Latino Caucus elected 4 new Boardmembers and 2 Advisors to its board. The addition to the organization comes at a critical time when Latinos locally and nationally are getting more attention. The new addition to … read more »

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DC Council At-Large Candidates Face-Off During First Candidates Forum

The first forum for the April 23rd DC Council At-Large special election took place at One Judiciary Square last night. The forum was put together by DC for Democracy.  Eight candidates that met the 3000-signature deadline with the DC Board … read more »

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Haiti: The White Damnation

On the 3rd anniversary of Haiti’s devastating earthquake, this timely article is very relevant. The article was written in Spanish by prominent Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano in 2004, and published in various newspapers in Latin America.  Here is article translated … read more »

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