ICAN’s Voter Registration Work Makes the News

NWFCO affiliate Idaho Community Action Network (ICAN) is part of a newly-formed coalition, the Canyon County Latino Voter Collaborative, working to educate and ensure that Latino community members register and vote, as well as participate in other activities such as advocacy. On a recent weekend in July, more than 30 young Latino community members participatedContinue reading “ICAN’s Voter Registration Work Makes the News”

Washington CAN! Calls On Seattle Mariners to Boycott Arizona and Move The Game

This post was written by María Guillén Valdovinos of Washington CAN! On Saturday, July 24, members of Washington Community Action Network and NWFCO, along with social activists from Seattle, rallied and dropped banners both inside and outside Safeco Field at the sold-out Mariners game against the Boston Red Sox. Wearing bright yellow t-shirts with blackContinue reading “Washington CAN! Calls On Seattle Mariners to Boycott Arizona and Move The Game”

Colorado Progressive Coalition Hails Payday Lending Reform Passage

On May 5th, 2010, the Colorado state legislature passed a payday lending reform bill that is a huge victory against predatory lending, and will benefit an estimated 200,000 low-income Coloradans annually.

Tax Justice in Oregon

Just weeks after conservative Scott Brown was elected to replace Senator Ted Kennedy in a Massachusetts special election, and the Supreme Court squashed restrictions on corporate campaign contributions, the health care bill appeared dead. Pundits across the country warned of the end of the progressive agenda. Meanwhile in Oregon, hundreds of volunteers poured into unionContinue reading “Tax Justice in Oregon”