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Who Is Boycotting Trump's 2019 State Of The Union? Here Are The Reps Who Aren't Going

Other lawmakers picked similarly pointed guests. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is attending with Maria Archila, the activist who confronted Sen. Jeff Flake in the elevator during the Brett...

02/4/2019 | Bustle | Civic Engagement

The woman who cornered Jeff Flake in an elevator during the Brett Kavanaugh hearings will be Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's guest to the State of the Union

Archila, who is the coexecutive director of the Center for Popular Democracy, gave an emotional address to Flake that broadcast live on CNN and went viral on social media.

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02/4/2019 | Business Insider | Civic Engagement

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez bringing woman who confronted Sen. Jeff Flake in elevator to State of the Union

Archila, the co-executive director of the Center for Popular Democracy — which aims to “advance a pro-worker, pro-immigrant, racial and economic justice policy agenda,” according to its site —...

02/4/2019 | New York Daily News | Civic Engagement

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Invites Woman who Confronted Jeff Flake to the State of the Union

Archila, who is the co-executive director of the Center for Popular Democracy Action and is from the district Ocasio-Cortez represents, told The Intercept that is she is "moved" by the...

02/4/2019 | The Week | Civic Engagement
02/4/2019 | Published by: Cox Media Group
02/4/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez To Bring Activist Who Confronted Jeff Flake To SOTU

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez To Bring Activist Who Confronted Jeff Flake To SOTU

The woman who confronted Sen. Jeff Flake last year in a widely seen, videotaped confrontation ahead of confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh said she plans to attend...

02/4/2019 | Cox Media Group | Civic Engagement
02/4/2019 | Published by: Associated Press in Time Magazine
02/4/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Bringing the Woman Who Confronted Jeff Flake to the State of the Union

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Bringing the Woman Who Confronted Jeff Flake to the State of the Union

"I never thought I’d be excited about being in the same room with Donald Trump,” said Archila, co-executive director of the left-leaning Center for Popular Democracy. Ocasio-Cortez invited her a...

02/4/2019 | Associated Press in Time Magazine | Civic Engagement

Ocasio-Cortez to bring Kavanaugh critic who confronted Flake in elevator to State of the Union

Archila is co-executive director of the Center for Popular Democracy. The New York-based nonprofit group tweeted out video of Ocasio-Cortez presenting Archila with the "Well-behaved women rarely...

02/4/2019 | NBC News | Civic Engagement

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's State of the Union Guest Is a Message to Survivors

“Archila, who is a constituent of Ocasio-Cortez’s and co-executive director of the Center for Popular Democracy Action, shared her own sexual assault story for the first time alongside fellow...

02/4/2019 | Jezebel | 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...

02/4/2019 | The Hill | Civic Engagement

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Bringing the Woman Who Confronted Jeff Flake in an Elevator to the State of the Union

President Donald Trump will deliver his State of the Union this week, and freshman Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has officially announced who she's bringing as her guest: Ana Maria...

02/4/2019 | Elle | Civic Engagement

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