For more than 20 years, Equality for DC has been the mission of DC Vote. In the last four years we’ve led the national fight for Statehood and pushed the issue further than ever before. event calendar [tribe_mini_calendar] Upcoming Events Thu 07 Washington, DC Council Public Hearing There will be a public hearing in the D.C…. Important Milestones Long considered a long-shot local issue, DC statehood is now a winnable campaign. Barbara Helmick tells the story of how changing the narrative allowed organizers to build the coalition they needed to win.