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: Events

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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Elizabeth Warren’s campaign is coming to Cascadia; will hold 0825 Seattle town hall

Excerpt: Want to engage with one of the leading Democratic candidates for President of the United States? Here's your chance!
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:
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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LIVE from Philadelphia: Pressley, Haaland, Omar, Tlaib take the stage at Netroots Nation

Excerpt: Read NPI's recap of the Making HerStory: The women who are shifting the balance of power in D.C. panel discussion at Netroots Nation 2019.
Written by:Caitlin Harrington
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LIVE from Philadelphia: Netroots Nation 2020 to be held in Denver, Colorado in August 2020

Excerpt: Next year, Netroots Nation will be heading to the Mile High City in the Rocky Mountain West. Learn more about plans for next year's convention.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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LIVE from Philadelphia: Netroots Nation 2019 opens with a focus on equity, justice for all

Excerpt: Read NPI's recap of the inaugural plenary session at America's largest annual gathering of progressive activists.
Written by:Theresa Curry Almuti
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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.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Milwaukee selected as the host city for the 2020 Democratic National Convention

Excerpt: It's official: the Democratic Party will gather in the Midwest to nominate its next standard bearers for President and Vice President of the United States.
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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This Sunday, NPI will honor late activist Alex Hendrickson with a Lynn Allen Award

Excerpt: Gifted activist and leader Alex Hendrickson died suddenly in early December 2018. Learn about NPI's plans to honor her with a Lynn Allen Award.
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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LIVE from New Orleans: Candidates in tough races take center stage at close of NN18

Excerpt: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Bill de Blasio. Randall Woodfin. Paulette Jordan. These and other candidates and elected officials made Netroots Nation 2018's closing keynote a plenary to remember.
Written by:Caitlin Harrington
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LIVE from New Orleans: Netroots Nation 2019 to be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Excerpt: Next year, Netroots Nation will be heading to the City of Brotherly and Sisterly Love. Learn more about plans for next year's convention.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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LIVE from New Orleans: Netroots Nation hears what progressive women of color are doing to lift up communities across America

Excerpt: Netroots Nation 2018's second plenary session featured speeches from Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris, but the highlight was a panel discussion featuring women leaders who are working to lift up communities across America through electoral organizing and movement building.
Written by:Alison Wendler
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