Press Releases

Without protecting and expanding public pension systems, black retirees may lose much of the retirement security they have gained in the last 50 ye...

June 30, 2016

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision vacating the federal bribery conviction of former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell.  The Cou...

June 27, 2016
Yesterday, the Supreme Court reaffirmed its long-standing view that colleges and universities may seek to foster diversity in higher education by...
June 24, 2016

The D.C. donor class doesn’t represent the diversity of Washington D.C.’s population, a new Demos report finds. In Washington D.C.’s 2014...

June 23, 2016

League of Women Voters of Virginia intervened in the lawsuit, and argued that the proposed purging would have threatened eligible voters...

June 20, 2016

League of Women Voters of Virginia says proposed purge could threaten eligible voters in November election

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June 16, 2016

Statement from Demos President Heather McGhee:

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June 13, 2016

The 2016 presidential election is dominated by big money – with close to half of all Super PAC money coming from just 50 donors.  When wealthy...

June 7, 2016

(Columbus, OH) - Yesterday, a voting rights coalition... May 25, 2016

City of Cranston, Rhode Island ordered to redraw district lines within 30 days.

(Providence, RI) -- In a precedent-setting rulin...

May 24, 2016