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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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"Black student debtors "are 16 percent more likely to be in default or seriously delinquent than white student debtors; Latino borrowers are 8 percent more likely."
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Aarthi Swaminathan
"By ensuring that voters with limited English proficiency can access ballots, vote-by-mail requests, and other materials in Spanish, today’s settlement is one more positive step in the pursuit of a just, inclusive, multiracial democracy.”
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K. Sabeel Rahman standing against purple background
Former Head of Progressive Think Tank Named Senior Counselor at OIRA 
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This is exciting yet bittersweet news for Demos.
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Josh Fryday
Today is a new beginning for America, but it is just that: a beginning. What comes next is in our hands.
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NDRH
Without healing, we cannot transform broken systems, mend fractured relationships, and ensure equitable COVID-19 relief and recovery.
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Today, nearly 60 years removed from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s speech during the March on Washington, countless barriers remain between his dream and America’s reality.
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K. Sabeel Rahman
An economy that ultimately lives up to our country’s promise will require us to invest in public goods and health infrastructure, break up concentrated economic power, and ensure equitable access for Black and brown communities.
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K. Sabeel Rahman
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Young adults of color wear "I voted" stickers
Demos and Boston University’s Center for Antiracist Research hosted a virtual convening to contribute to a growing movement that seeks to redefine who we think of as swing voters.
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Christelle Prophete
Laura Williamson
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Empty voting booths at a polling location
Congress must act swiftly to put transformative pro-democracy legislation at the top of the agenda.
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Adam Lioz
Laura Williamson