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Multiracial group holding hands
The Inclusive Democracy Project (IDP) convening brought together a community of Demos’ partners and leaders in the movement to share space and connect with each other.
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Lyndon Johnson shakes Martin Luther King, Jr.'s hand after signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965
Fifty-seven years ago today, Congress passed the Voting Rights Act. Today we find our democracy regressed in a moment eerily similar to that turning point in 1965.
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Taifa Smith Butler
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The Supreme Court
The Court and Congress should be accountable to the people, not corporations.
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Laura Williamson
Daniella Zessoules
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Microphones and recording devices gathered around a person
This country’s sordid history of anti-voter discrimination—particularly against Black and brown voters—warrants scrutiny of practices that make it harder for eligible voters to cast a ballot.
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Microphones and recording devices gathered around a person
Angela Hanks has joined the Demos staff as Chief of Programs. Hanks comes to the organization with extensive experience working within the public and nonprofit sectors and a passion for the pursuit of racial equity.
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Angela Hanks with Background
Hanks comes to Demos with a passion for the pursuit of equity and justice.
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Microphones and recording devices gathered around a person
"The consequences of this decision—made by just 6 people on an increasingly illegitimate Supreme Court—will be devastating."
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Taifa Smith Butler
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Taifa and Joshua at the Poor People's March
Our nation’s leaders made Juneteenth a holiday—now it’s time they act on voting rights and economic justice for Black communities.
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Taifa Smith Butler
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Multiracial group holding hands
The Inclusive Democracy Project (IDP) convening brought together a community of Demos’ partners and leaders in the movement to share space and connect with each other.
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Taifa Smith Butler
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New Economy Project and Public Bank NYC Rally Photo
At a time when unchecked corporate profiteering masquerades as inflation, a proposed NYC public bank would center the interests of, and fund projects for, Black and Brown communities.
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Lebaron Sims
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Rusty water faucet
8 Years after Flint and more recently in Pittsburgh, we’re reminded of the dangers of water privatization and why we need to keep water as a public good.
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Daniella Zessoules