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AOC to Bring Woman Who Confronted Jeff Flake as Her State of the Union Guest

Archila, the co-executive director at the Center for Popular Democracy, had cornered Flake as he stepped into a Senate building elevator alongside fellow protester Maria Gallagher, telling him he...

02/5/2019 | Broadly | Civic Engagement

She confronted Jeff Flake over Kavanaugh. Now she’s a guest at the State of the Union.

Today, Kavanaugh sits on the Supreme Court. But Archila, the co-executive director of the progressive Center for Popular Democracy, will attend the State of the Union on Tuesday night as the guest...

02/5/2019 | Vox | Civic Engagement

Ocasio-Cortez bringing woman who confronted Flake in elevator to State of the Union

Archila, who is the co-executive director of the Center for Popular Democracy, in September confronted Flake in an elevator when he was on his way to a Senate Judiciary Committee vote to advance...

02/5/2019 | The Hill | Civic Engagement
02/5/2019 | Published by: Axios
02/5/2019

Guest list: Lawmakers' plus-ones at Trump's State of the Union

Guest list: Lawmakers' plus-ones at Trump's State of the Union

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (N.Y.): Ana Maria Archila, the co-executive director at the Center for Popular Democracy and one of two activists who confronted former Sen. Jeff Flake in a Capitol...

02/5/2019 | Axios | Civic Engagement

6 State of the Union Guests More Interesting Than Whatever President Trump's Speech Is About

On September 28, Ana Maria Archila confronted Senator Jeff Flake in an elevator of a Senate office building shortly after he announced that he would be supporting Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to...

02/5/2019 | Teen Vogue | Civic Engagement

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Fellow Democrats are Making a Powerful Statement with Their State of the Union Guests

Archila is not only one of the representative’s constituents, but also an active community organizer and co-executive director for the Center for Popular Democracy Action. In addition to her...

02/5/2019 | Paste Magazine | Civic Engagement

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wore a pin with a picture of the 7-year-old Guatemalan girl who died in US custody to the State of the Union

Ocasio-Cortez's guest to the State of the Union, co-executive director of the Center for Popular Democracy Action Ana Maria Archila, wore the same two pins.

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02/5/2019 | Business Insider | Civic Engagement

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's State of the Union guest is activist who confronted Jeff Flake in elevator

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has become known for making a statement – and she's not going to attend President Trump's State of the Union address without sending a message of her own. The New Yorker...

02/5/2019 | CBS News | Civic Engagement

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wore a pin with a picture of the 7-year-old Guatemalan girl who died in US custody to the State of the Union

Ocasio-Cortez's guest to the State of the Union, co-executive director of the Center for Popular Democracy Action Ana Maria Archila, wore the same two pins.

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02/5/2019 | Business Insider | Civic Engagement

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's State of the Union guest is activist who confronted Jeff Flake in elevator

Archila, the co-executive director of Center for Popular Democracy Action, told Flake, who has since joined CBS News as a contributor, about her own sexual assault, urging him not to vote to...

02/5/2019 | CBS News | Civic Engagement

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