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Format: 11-21-2017
Format: 11-21-2017
Work by Demos and its partners suggests that millions of low-income Americans can be brought into the political process through proper implementation of an often-neglected provision of the National...
July 22, 2010 | Report |
Scott Novakowski
It may be a cliché that we are a nation of immigrants, but statistics show that it is as true today as in any other period in our history. And while Americans may debate the best way to bring...
June 29, 2010 | Report |
The Great Recession of 2008 and its after-effects still are radically impacting the lives of millions. While men initially bore the heavier burden, women are now increasingly falling victim to...
March 31, 2010 | Report |
Scott Novakowski
Authors R. Michael Alvarez (California Institute of Technology) and Jonathan Nagler (New York University) have analyzed the likely impact on voter turnout should Maryland adopt Same Day Registration...
February 25, 2010 | Policy Brief |
R. Michael Alvarez
Jonathan Nagler
Creative Community Organizing is a self-teaching guide for activists and organizers based on Si Kahn’s experiences in the Southern Civil Rights Movement, the Brookside Strike by the UMWA, and...
February 8, 2010 | Book |
A central goal of any automatic voter registration proposal should be a representative electorate in which all eligible citizens, including those from historically underrepresented communities, are...
February 5, 2010 | Report |
Scott Novakowski
In a recent report from the Heritage Center for Data Analysis (2008) titled Welfare Reform a Factor in Lower Voter Registration at Public Assistance Offices, authors Muhlhausen and Tyrrell argue...
October 6, 2009 | Policy Brief |
R. Michael Alvarez
Jonathan Nagler
At this unique time in our nation's history, when we are faced with tremendous challenges on every front, experts and advocates for strengthening democracy came together to create new momentum and...
October 5, 2009 | Report |
Archon Fung
Joe Goldman
Martha McCoy
In July 2008, 49 advocates, scholars, and thinkers met in Washington, D.C. and came to agreement on the outlines of a broad agenda for democracy reform. In the weeks that followed, the...
October 29, 2008 | Report |
Demos, Everyday Democracy, America Speaks
How can we move from serving soup until our elbows ache to solving chronic social ills like hunger or homelessness? How can we break the disastrous cycle of low expectations that leads to chronic...
September 29, 2006 | Book |