Press Releases

NEW YORK, NY — In response to Friday’s vote at a Chattanooga, Tennessee Volkswagen plant, Demos issued the following statement:

“The intensi...

February 16, 2014

ALBANY—Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced new legislation to restore accountability and ensure access to the ballot box by elimi...

February 14, 2014

NEW YORK—Today, Demos released the following statement applauding Attorney General Eric Holder’s support for restoring the voting rights of people...

February 11, 2014

WASHINGTON DC — Today, Demos applauded Leader Pelosi and Representative Sarbanes for co-sponsoring H.R. 20, The Government by the People...

February 5, 2014

(NEW YORK, NY) – This morning, the White House announced that P...

January 28, 2014

Heather McGhee, a national leader, policy expert and communicator, has been named the next president of Demos. McGhee first joined Demos a decade a...

January 27, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, in a letter to President Obama, leaders for nonprofit voting rights organizations Demos and Project Vote alerted the Wh...

January 23, 2014

When millions of Americans stood in lines for hours to vote yet again in the 2012 elections, President Obama recognized that “we need to fix that.”...

January 22, 2014

 New Legislation Is Important Step Forward; Bill Can Be Strengthened

Representatives James Sensenbrenner (R-WI), John Co...

January 17, 2014
NEW YORK—Today, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes rejected a proposal by Detroit’s Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr to pay off a complex financial d...
January 16, 2014