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Vote Cascadia is proud to endorse Andrew Saturn for Public Utility Commissioner for Thurston County, Washington (District 1, non-partisan).

Vote Cascadia is excited to endorse Andrew Saturn for Public Utility Commissioner for Thurston County, Washington (District 1, non-partisan), and would like to thank Andrew for being one of the first candidates to work with us as we constructed our endorsement policy and framework. 

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Officials eye Cascadia High Speed Rail

The idea of Cascadia High Speed Rail could become a reality, as local governments and leaders continue to explore the idea of a fast option down the primary Cascadia Megaregion corridor, just 17% of the landmass, but home to more than 80% of the population a new report by KATU states.

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2018 Upcoming Voter Registration Deadlines for US Portions of Cascadia

Listed Below are the Upcoming Deadlines for the US portions of Cascadia for the states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska, California, Wyoming, Montana and Nevada. While voting in a broken system might have little impact on a federal scale - we can continue to push for systems which better represent our values, needs and principles, as well as the people and our communities - on a local level. 

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We the Future - New Amplifier Campaign

The Amplifier Foundation, responsible for the distribution of tens of thousands evocative posters for the Womxn's March in 2018 and 2019 has launched a new campaign and kick starter campaign We The Future to help provide free materials for more than 20,000 classrooms around the United States. We the Future are young leaders at the forefront of change, and they’re building organizations and movements all across the country. They are are drafting and passing legislation. They are working on climate justice, criminal justice reform, voting rights, immigration justice and immigrant rights, disability justice, gun reform, queer rights, and literacy, and they are changing the world. Now - The Amplifier project has released a new kickstarter campaign to distribute artwork, and accompanying teaching tools outlining paths to real-world action, to 20,000 or more classrooms during the 2018-2019 school year. Join Amplifier and 20,000 educators across the country to tell a new story about the future of America.

 

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My dream of a green Cascadia paradise goes up in smoke: An Op Ed to the Seattle Times

Deborah Burke is a program associate for the Sustainable Development Program of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund. She previously served as a policy adviser on clean energy in the state of Oregon. The views expressed are solely those of the author. This article was originally published by the Seattle Times on September 28th, 2018.

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Flagship Seattle Meeting a Wonderful Success

 

Dear Yes Cascadians,

 

A resounding THANK YOU, for participating in our foundational Seattle Yes Cascadia Organization Assembly this past Saturday. More than 150 people from dozens of organizations, working in nearly a dozen teams blew our expectations out of the water.

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Towards Cascadia: A Rejection of Hate

In the past several weeks, Yes Cascadia has been so excited to be leading the way for a new and alternative model for organizing and movement building for the Pacific Northwest. However, the recent election has been a catalyzing moment for many individuals on a diverse political spectrum. While Cascadia seeks to break down these political divides that we feel are arbitrary, and break power down to every watershed and community, we are also aware that a vocal minority of individuals have been working to appropriate the symbols and language of Cascadia, and to espouse hate and fear.

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