Tag Archives: Washington DC

Immigration Activist Juan Carlos Ruiz Dead at 53

Juan Carlos Ruiz, a prominent activist that helped organized one of the key immigration reform marches in Washington DC, died on March 3rd in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. According to family members, he died of natural causes. Mr. Ruiz worked mainly with … read more »

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Paying Respect to Providencia Ferrera Paredes

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On April 11, hundreds showed up at the Church of the Annunciation in Northwest Washington to pay tribute to the personal assistant to former First Lady Jackeline Kennedy. Ms. Paredes died on March 18th, at the age of 90. Ms. … read more »

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DC Celebrates Capital Pride 2014

Capital Pride celebration in Washington DC.

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Immigration Rally in DC During Government Shutdown

People from all over the country once again came to DC to push for immigration reform. The rally held on the Mall during the government shutdown, gathered thousands. Artists, activists, politicians, faith leaders and others took to the stage calling … read more »

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DC Comes Out for DC Statehood on 50th Anniversary of March on Washington

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Hundreds of DC residents joined city officials and activists for a rally on The Mall for DC Statehood. The rally took place at the DC War Memorial on the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington. Local and some national … read more »

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DC Hosts “Get Well Tribute” for Angel Luis Irene

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On May 19, 2013, many community leaders attended Get Well and Tribute to Angel Luis Irene at the Channel Inn Hotel in Washington DC. Angel Luis Irene is the Executive Director for Vida Senior Centers. Mr. Irene is currently on … 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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Thousands Show Up to Support Immigration Reform Rally

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Thousands of immigration reform supporters showed up on April 10th at the West Lawn of the US Capitol to call on Congress to fix immigration laws in the US. The Rally drew people from all over the country. Some of … read more »

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Pro-immigrant Advocates Set to March on April 10th

On April 10th, 2013 an immigration reform rally will take place on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington DC. The Rally/March organized by a number of local and national organizations, including CARECEN, Casa de Maryland and … read more »

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DC Councilwoman Muriel Bowser Running for Mayor of Washington DC

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DC Councilwoman Muriel Bowser declares Mayoral candidacy for Washington DC on Saturday, March 24, 2013.

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