NPI's Cascadia Advocate

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

Category Archives: Guest Posts

Expansion of access to Working Connections Child Care will help Washington families

Excerpt: In this guest post for NPI's Cascadia Advocate, Senator Claire Wilson explains how Senate Bill 5225 will help reduce the cost of childcare for many families and support Washington's youngest learners.
Written by:Claire Wilson
Other Categories:Education, Legislative Advocacy, Policy Topics
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Washington is making important, long overdue investments in environmental equity

Excerpt: In this guest post for NPI, Senators Joe Nguyễn and Rebecca Saldaña explain how the Evergreen State is prioritizing equity in our response to the climate crisis.
Written by:Joe Nguyen and Rebecca Saldana
Other Categories:Legislative Advocacy, Our Environment, Policy Topics
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February is Black History Month. It’s a good time to ask: What are you doing to make your community a better place for Black people?

Excerpt: In our fear, may we find purpose. May we leverage our collective pain and struggle to make ourselves and our communities better, Erin Jones writes.
Written by:Erin Jones
Other Categories:Civil Liberties, Education, Holidays, Policy Topics
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Practicing civil discourse in polarized times isn’t easy, but it can bring people together

Excerpt: In this guest post, author Erin Jones explained what prompted her to write her recently published book Bridges to Heal US, which lays out ideas that people can use to establish a dialogue with fellow Americans who don't share their politics.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Other Categories:Media & Culture
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Why say NO to I‑732? It’s about justice — environmental and social justice

Excerpt: Edi­tor’s Note: The team at NPI is pleased to wel­come Robin Barnes to the Cas­ca­dia Advo­cate. Robin holds a Ph.D. in Physics from Rut­gers, The State Uni­ver­si­ty of New Jer­sey. She cur­rent­ly works on inter­na­tion­al non-prof­it projects that pro­mote gen­der equi­ty, human devel­op­ment, and envi­ron­men­tal jus­tice. In this spe­cial guest post, she explains why vot­ers should reject Car­bon­WA’s […]
Written by:Robin Barnes
Other Categories:Elections
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