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Saturday, 22 September 2018 20:54

NEW: DC Statehood Rap Video Contest!

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Friday, 21 September 2018 22:13

Push for DC statehood reaches European Parliament

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By Kalina Newman, The DC Line, September 21, 2018

Wednesday, 05 September 2018 16:19

Visit Us at CBC Table #523

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Monday, 09 July 2018 15:37

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Dolores Huerta recorded a PSA for DC statehood.

Thursday, 28 June 2018 15:41

Palisades Parade & Picnic - 4th of July

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Come walk with us for DC statehood!

Tuesday, 12 June 2018 17:21

Our DC Statehood Questionnaire

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What Have You Done For DC Statehood?


  1. On a scale of 1 to 5 (5 being highest), how important do you think DC statehood is and why?

  2. Name three specific things you have done to improve the achievement of DC statehood?

  3. If elected, what are three specific things you will do to advance the DC Statehood Movement?

  4. Would you risk arrest in support of DC statehood?  Why or why not?

  5. Should the DC Statehood Delegation be paid for their work?  Why or why not?

  6. What do you rank as the most important aspect of a lack of DC statehood and why?

          a. No voting representation in either House of the United States Congress;

          b. Congress’ ability to veto or change our local budget;

          c. Congress’ ability to veto or change our local laws;

          d. Our inability to appoint or elect our local judges.


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