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We are pleased that the U.S. Court of Appeals has come down on the side of the voters, protecting their right to remain on the voter rolls and participate in our democracy.
Press release
In this comment, we provide recommendations for addressing some barriers to voter registration faced by voters with disabilities and voters who are Limited English proficient.
Testimony and Public Comment
Demos
ACLU
A summary of our recommendations for improving the accessibility of Vote.gov, and some specific examples of improvements that can be made.
Testimony and Public Comment
Demos
ACLU
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Our new Economic Democracy agenda is about building economic power and liberation for Black and brown people in the United States.
Blog
Lebaron Sims
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Taifa Smith Butler
I am elated to share this first note with you as president of Demos!
Blog
Taifa Smith Butler
As Black, brown, and Native communities across the country face a racist push to undermine the basic freedom to vote, South Dakota must live up to its obligations under the National Voter Registration Act.
Press release
Although the path forward is still uncertain, one thing is clear: There is momentum around voting rights, and Americans across the country are ready for our elected officials to do everything they can to make it easier — not harder — to vote.
In the media
Laura Williamson
Jesse Rhodes
"Although credit scores never formally take race into account, they draw on data about personal borrowing and payment history that is shaped by generations of discriminatory public policies and corporate practices that limit access to wealth for Black and Latinx families."
In the media
Marissa Gamache
Written testimony of Demos Associate Director of Policy and Research, Amy Traub before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services
Testimony and Public Comment
Amy Traub
This report analyzes new voter turnout data to understand how Same-Day Registration (SDR) is reducing barriers to voting and boosting turnout for Black and Latinx Americans.
Policy Briefs
Laura Williamson
Jesse Rhodes