Press Releases

NEW YORK—Yesterday, the U.S. Senate voted to block consideration of the nomination of Debo P. Adegbile to serve as Assistant Attor...

March 6, 2014

NEW YORK—Yesterday, President Barack Obama announced the launch of a public-private initiative called My Brother’s Keeper aimed at creating opportu...

February 28, 2014

CRANSTON, R.I. — Local residents joined the ACLU of Rhode Island today to sue the City of Cranston, charging that the 2012 redistricting plan...

February 19, 2014

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