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Black Family Around the Table Paying Bills
Credit reports and scores control access to public goods people need. Yet, in the midst of a global pandemic and economic collapse, remaking the nation’s credit reporting system is not the top concern. 
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Taifa Smith Butler
Georgia Budget and Policy Institute CEO Will Begin Tenure As Head of Think Tank in July 2021
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Taifa Smith Butler is a visionary leader who brings more than 20 years of experience in strategic communications, public policy research, and data analysis in the public, nonprofit, and private sectors. She will lead Demos starting July 1, 2021.
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Josh Fryday
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Sergio Ramirez's case, TransUnion v. Ramirez, reveals how credit reporting companies like TransUnion have little incentive to invest in making credit reports more accurate and avoiding serious mix-ups.
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Amy Traub
“Wally ​will continue to do excellent and meaningful work for the good of our country, and Demos is rooting for him with great pride.”
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Coalition of national racial justice and civil rights organizations condemn in the strongest terms the heinous murders of eight people, including six Asian American women and one Asian American man on March 16 in Atlanta.
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The American Rescue Act will provide economic relief and investments in Black and Brown communities. Yet, for all its strengths, there are still significant limitations.
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Amy Traub
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Houston Texas February 2021 Winter Storm
The winter storm disaster in Texas was a crisis fueled by a failure to address climate change and the influence of oil and gas companies in state and local politics.
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Amy Traub
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New Mandate, Signed on 56th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday, Requires Federal Agencies to Develop Strategies for Registering Voters
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Brenda Wright
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Young adults of color wear "I voted" stickers
On the 56th anniversary of Bloody Sunday, President Biden announced an Executive Order requiring federal agencies to submit plans to the White House within 200 days on how they can promote voter registration for eligible persons they serve.
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Adam Lioz
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The For the People Act outlines a vision of what’s possible when our nation lives up to its promise of being a place where all people can lift their voices via their votes and their small dollar contributions.
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