State of the State News Conference

Researchers take questions during a news conference held on February 16th.

 

On February 16th, The State of the State for Washington Latinos held a successful public outreach press for local media organizations. Present at the press conference were representatives from the Walla Walla Union Bulletin, KNDO/KNDU TV News, OPB News, and The Whitman Pioneer. We would like to sincerely thank all of these organizations for their participation and coverage. Below is just some of the coverage we received:

 

 

Report from Walla Walla’s Whitman College criticizes Secure Communities program – (Tri-City Herald, Feb 17, 2012)
 
Northwest Hispanics Use Word-of-Mouth, Communities To Access Services – (OPB News, Feb 16, 2012)

 

Whitman College students take on Latino research project (KNDO/KNDU TV News, Feb 17, 2012)

 

“State of the State” highlights worries, positives for Latinos: research done by a team from Whitman College has released for the sixth year in an ongoing project (Walla Walla Union Bulletin, Feb 17, 2012)

 

Voting Rights Act needed for Latinos, College Says (Associated Press, mynorthwest.com , Feb 16, 2012)

 

Latinos in survey say state should pass voting rights bill (Associated Press, Yakima Herald-Republic, Feb 17, 2012)

Watch the news conference in full: (Courtesy of the Walla Walla Union Bulletin; 29:00 minutes total; event begins at 3:00 minutes)

 

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