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Baltimore’s campaign donors lack diversity across race, gender, and socioeconomic status. The Baltimore Fair Election Fund, designed with equity and community engagement at the forefront, can change that.
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CCPA
While Demos celebrates the legislation’s strong mandate on emissions reductions, the governor’s exclusion of community investment mandates and labor standards prolongs the fight for climate justice in New York and nationwide.
Press release
“This is a problem that has not gone away but has gotten worse in many communities. It’s enough of a problem that people expect some action on it, and they expect some plan for how to get there.”
In the media
Collin Binkley
The counter to this neoliberal vision involves, then, a more thorough moral critique—and a more transformative policy agenda—that tackles the underlying forces of corporate power, market inequities, structural racism, and anti-democratic political institutions. That progressives are finally talking
In the media
K. Sabeel Rahman
Grassroots organizers and civil rights groups banded together to stop Texas officials from denying the franchise to voters of color.
In the media
Chiraag Bains
The left-leaning think tank Demos recently offered a bold, but seemingly obvious, proposition : Just scrap the private credit scoring system, and replace it with a government agency, accountable to the public.
In the media
Jeff Spross
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The state legislature is on the verge of passing the Climate and Community Protection Act, and they need to hear from you.
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Adrien Salazar
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College grad
"Every qualified student—regardless of their color, gender, or financial situation—should be able to pursue their educational dreams."
Press release
Tired of politicians talking at, about, but never to, black people, a bevy of organizations joined to conduct the largest survey of black people in the United States since Reconstruction, entitled More Black than Blue: Politics + Power in the 2019 Black Census.
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Angela Helm
A debt-free plan “changes the target."
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Chris Mills Rodrigo
"State governments have disinvested from public colleges and universities for a few decades now, and we need to reverse those trends."
In the media
James Wellemeyer