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We have asked a federal court to allow us to intervene to defend the rights of Allegheny County voters in a lawsuit filed by an organization challenging how the county maintains its voter registration list.
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Felony disenfranchisement is one of several ways people get stripped of their power.
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Chiraag Bains
Amy Traub
Mark Huelsman
Naila Awan
Gwyn Ellsworth
Legal and community organizations are reminding Florida voters and county representatives of a 2018 court order that may affect them.
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1,000 packets containing know-your-rights documents and absentee ballot applications were mailed to people incarcerated in Gwinnett, Glynn, and Randolph County jails.
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I voted stickers in black, red, and blue
How we’re fighting back to protect voters in Pennsylvania, a disappointing ruling for Ohio voters, and more.
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Chiraag Bains
Gwyn Ellsworth
Amy Traub
“I think everybody’s looking at that law now as the standard.”
In the media
Shawn Mulcahy
"Despite today’s disappointing opinion, we remain committed to working with community groups to protect voting rights for jailed Ohio voters who are eligible to vote and deserve a voice at the ballot box."
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Pittsburgh skyline seen through the Fred Rogers Memorial Monument in foreground
We have asked a federal court to allow us to intervene to defend the rights of Allegheny County voters in a lawsuit filed by an organization challenging how the county maintains its voter registration list.
Press release
Boosting the returns on homeownership for black families would reduce the wealth gap with white families by more than $17,000, or 16%, according to a 2015 report from the public-policy organization Demos and the Institute for Assets and Social Policy at Brandeis University.
In the media
Jacob Passy
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Michael Bloomberg speaking at podium (Creative Commons credit: Be the Change Inc)
Bloomberg has quietly begun to roll out a series of policy proposals, and this week, it was higher education’s turn. His plan says a lot about where consensus currently is—and is not.
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Mark Huelsman
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Every election, large numbers of eligible voters are denied their fundamental right to vote because they are behind bars when ballots are cast. Here's what we're doing about it.
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Naila Awan
Chiraag Bains