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Two Students in College Graduation Cap and Gown with Dollar Signs on the Cap
An executive action for student debt cancellation would provide much needed economic relief to millions of Black and Latinx families in order to avoid financial catastrophe during the continuing global pandemic.
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In the media
K. Sabeel Rahman
Potentially thousands of voters were deprived of their right to vote because Florida was “unable to run a functional voter registration website” during the crucial final hours leading up to the registration deadline.
In the media
Allison Ross
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Voting Rights Organizations Resolve to Protect Florida Voters as State Continues History of Voter Suppression
The state of Florida once again violated its duty to ensure all eligible Floridians can participate in free, fair and safe elections. Thousands of eligible residents will not be able to participate in the November election.
Press release
Today’s ruling ensures the same rules apply to all remote voters who, in the midst of mail delays amid a pandemic, face tight deadlines returning their ballots to ensure they arrive at their local election office before the close of polls on Election Day.
Press release
"We stress the urgency in resolving this matter and extending the voter registration deadline so that all eligible Floridians have the opportunity to vote and participate in the November 3 election.”
Press release
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Black voter at a distance in a voting booth with an empty booth in the foreground
"Refusing to extend the deadline beyond this evening under these circumstances is outright voter suppression.”
Press release
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Illustration of Different People of Color With Voting Stickers
Missing voters aren't missing at all. Many are actually being silenced by bureaucratic barriers and unnecessary logistical hurdles.
Blog
Damon L. Daniels
We are outraged by the fact that no charges were filed against any of the police officers involved in the murder of Breonna Taylor.
Press release
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Black voter at a distance in a voting booth with an empty booth in the foreground
How can an affirmative constitutional amendment guaranteeing the right to vote, eliminate the symptoms of a democracy that has intentionally excluded Black and brown people?
Blog
Brenda Wright
"In sending hundreds of thousands of voter registration applications to public assistance clients during a global pandemic, Kansas is doing exactly what the National Voter Registration Act intended and requires."
Press release