NPI's Cascadia Advocate

Offering commentary and analysis from Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, The Cascadia Advocate is the Northwest Progressive Institute's unconventional perspective on world, national, and local politics.

Category Archives: Announcements

Tickets are now on sale for NPI’s 2020 Spring Fundraising Gala on Friday, April 17th!

Excerpt: Learn about plans for the twelfth incarnation of NPI's largest annual event and buy tickets.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Julián Castro is no longer seeking the Democratic nomination for President

Excerpt: Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro is exiting the Democratic presidential sweepstakes after failing to gain traction.
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
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Join us on November 17th in Kent for NPI’s first Postelection Brunch with state legislators

Excerpt: On the third Sunday in November, we'll be holding a special event to benefit our research and advocacy with state legislators. Join us and be the first to hear about what's next for transportation in Washington State.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Dr. Kim Schrier to speak at NPI’s Sixteenth Anniversary Picnic on Saturday, August 24th

Excerpt: We're excited to announce that Dr. Kim Schrier will be a featured speaker at our Sixteenth Anniversary Picnic on Saturday, August 24th. Learn more:
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Washington voters strongly support requiring presidential candidates to disclose tax returns

Excerpt: 60% of voters surveyed in May 2019 support requiring presidential candidates to disclose their tax returns to appear on the state's general election ballot.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Washingtonians unhappy with Donald Trump, want to replace him with a Democrat in 2020

Excerpt: Most Evergreen State voters disapprove of Donald Trump and say they'd support his Democratic opponent if the 2020 election were being held now, a new NPI poll finds.
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Estela Ortega honored with Lynn Allen Award at NPI’s 2019 Spring Fundraising Gala

Excerpt: El Centro de la Raza's Estela Ortega has become the fifth person to earn NPI's highest honor, the Lynn Allen Award. Learn more.
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Hilary Franz to deliver opening address at NPI’s 2019 Spring Fundraising Gala in Renton

Excerpt: On Friday, April 26th, the Northwest Progressive Institute will hold its biggest event of the year in the heart of King County. Meet our opening speaker.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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You can now find NPI’s Cascadia Advocate on Apple News for iOS and macOS Mojave

Excerpt: There's a new way to enjoy NPI's Cascadia Advocate, especially when you're on the go: Apple News. Learn about how to access our content from the app.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Save the Date: NPI’s next Spring Fundraising Gala will be held on Friday, April 26th, 2019

Excerpt: The NPI team invites you to join us for our eleventh Spring Fundraising Gala in April of 2019.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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NPI gets a sibling: Announcing the formation of the Northwest Progressive Foundation

Excerpt: Learn about NPI's new sibling, the Northwest Progressive Foundation.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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We’ve been revolutionizing grassroots politics for a decade and a half: NPI is fifteen today!

Excerpt: August 22nd, 2018 is the the fifteen year anniversary of the founding of the Northwest Progressive Institute, which publishes the Cascadia Advocate.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Coming soon: Coverage of the 2018 Seattle International Film Festival!

Excerpt: The last trimester of spring is almost here, and that means the time has come for the annual Seattle International Film Festival. SIFF 2018 begins on May 17th and runs through June 10th. Learn about the coverage NPI will be offering of this year's Festival.
Written by:Theresa Curry Almuti
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State Representative Kristine Reeves to speak at NPI’s 2018 Spring Fundraising Gala

Excerpt: We are just two days away from NPI's 2018 Spring Fundraising Gala in Renton on Saturday, April 7th. With the big evening just forty-eight hours away, we are delighted to announce that State Representative Kristine Reeves of Federal Way (D-30th District) will be our closing speaker this year.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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