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Nearly every Seattle City Council candidate, District Democrats organization, and dozens of progressive groups are endorsing a Yes vote on I-122, Honest Elections Seattle, this fall. Yes on I-122’s long list of endorsers (found here) includes Read More

Honest Elections Victory

On November 3 Seattle voters made history when they resoundingly approved I-122, the Honest Elections Initiative. Seattle is now poised to be the first city in the country to use democracy vouchers, empowering ordinary people with Read More

Sen. Murray’s Plan to Boosts Social Security

By Essex Porter, KIRO Television WASHINGTON — More than million people in Washington State will get a boost in Social Security benefits next year, but only if Congress acts. Under the plan someone on Social Security would get Read More

Mock Auction to Protest Swedish Charity Care Policy

Washington CAN! has been pushing for more than a year for Swedish Executives to develop a better ‪#‎CharityCare‬ policy.  Swedish has not responded. Swedish held high-dollar auction at the Seattle Sheraton to raise money for their charity Swedish Read More

And the awards goes to…

It’s not very often we get to toot our own horn …but we are very excited to announce our Political Director Maurio Ayon is getting an award. He is receiving the Roberto Maestas Legacy Award which Read More

Stand With Women or Stand in the Way

When you support working families, as Washington CAN! has always done, it means you stand for policies that support women. In today’s world we know that more women than ever are working outside the home, heading Read More

Revealing Story on Al Jazeera America About Medical Debt

A powerful story on Al Jazeera America features Washington CAN!’s efforts to combat medical debt. Our protest at Swedish-Providence, compelling stories from Washington CAN! leader Joselito Lopez and Ben Henry from the Alliance for a Just Read More

Black Lives Matter at August 8th Rally

My name is Xochitl and I am the organizer from Washington CAN! who represents our group within the Social Security Works Washington coalition. I helped plan the birthday rally for Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid and Read More

Washington CAN! Endorses Jon Grant for Seattle City Council Position 8

  SEATTLE – October 14, 2015 – Washington Community Action Network endorses Jon Grant for Seattle City Council, Position 8. Throughout his career working on housing issues, he has been a strong advocate for communities of Read More

Washington CAN! Endorses Lisa Herbold for Seattle City Council’s First District Seat

SEATTLE – October 13, 2015 – Washington Community Action Network (CAN!) has endorsed city council candidate Lisa Herbold in Seattle’s first district. Herbold has been a fierce advocate on the council regarding issues that advance racial Read More