Pam and Laura in Wright Park holding petitions

Whole WA in the Tacoma Weekly

Nurses Push For Universal Healthcare By Stephanie Valenti Whole Washington members are asking for help in gathering 400,000 signatures by Dec. 30 to advocate for Initiative 1471. Volunteers Pam Ketzner, a retired nurse, and Laura Fielding, a holistic healthcare practitioner, were at Wright Park on Wednesday, June 22, collecting signatures for Whole Washington’s Initiative 1471....

🍎 The Fight Ahead

This week, the fight continues. Tonight is our movie fundraiser at 5:30, before our volunteer meeting at 7:00, both held virtually. Please join us for an evening of inspiration and action! Abortion is Healthcare With the unjust repeal of Roe v. Wade by a partisan Supreme Court, Washington expects a rise in patients seeking an abortion from north Idaho....

Campaign Update 6.2.22

We had a super productive four days at Northwest Folklife in Seattle. Despite the sogginess, we gathered a ton of signatures, recruited new volunteers, and partnered up with House Our Neighbors! (And hey, if you live in Seattle, please sign I-135 for affordable social housing ASAP!) Each event confirms that gathering signatures for I-1471 is one of the...

Mike collecting signatures in Bremerton

Campaign Update 5.24.22

Our signature gathering is gaining momentum and the positive response has been absolutely thrilling. Take a look at the tangible results of our work. “Friends – this is an envelope containing 50 fully filled, fully data-entered signature sheets for I-1471. That is to say, 1,000 signatures for universal healthcare ready to be validated.”   And...

Signers in Cal Anderson Park

Campaign Update 5.17.22

This is Andre from Whole Washington with an exciting update on the I-1471 campaign. The first weekend of signature gathering has exceeded our highest expectations! Seattle Bans off our Bodies – Cal Anderson Park People are ready and eager to sign up for Universal Healthcare. Check out just a few pix from this weekend. “Wheeling...

Petition summary in background plus i-1471

We Have an Initiative Number! I-1471

It’s really happening! Our initiative is making its way through the process. The Secretary of State assigned our number. It’s 1471 and we’re feeling incredibly hopeful about it! There are some final approval steps and then off to the printers. We’ll be able to start gathering signatures in early May. Now is the perfect time to...

Huge Healthcare News Friday!! Both State & National!

What a week for healthcare! Spring is off to a great start for genuine progress. First up, our big update: Yes! On Thursday evening, after many reviews, our Campaign Director pressed SUBMIT. The initiative to create the first state-wide, non-profit, public healthcare system in the U.S. has been filed with the Secretary of State! What’s...

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