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An analysis of the House's recently introduced College Affordability Act.
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Keep That Same Energy
Why we've organized an event series for black and brown millennials.
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Shanaé Bass
David Perrin
Lesley Williams
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The idea of canceling student debt has become a topic of considerable debate. Here's what you need to know about the Warren and Sanders student debt plans and what still needs to be answered.
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Mark Huelsman
By enacting SB 7066, the Florida legislature has created two classes of returning citizens: those who can afford to reclaim their voting rights, and those who cannot.
Press release
Chiraag Bains
Today’s Supreme Court decision that federal courts have no ability to check extreme partisan gerrymandering is a stunning blow to our democracy. This decision represents an abdication of judicial responsibility to protect against constitutional violations.
In the media
K. Sabeel Rahman
Immigrants must be encouraged to respond to the Census to ensure that their communities are fully counted and that they receive the full share of federal resources to which they are entitled.
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We must envision—and work toward—a democracy agenda that reflects and responds to all the diverse communities who call the United States home.
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Laura Williamson
Carol Lautier, Ph.D.
"On today’s anniversary, we encourage voters from all walks of life who have faced barriers to voting to visit WeVoteWeCount.org to share their story."
Press release
"It’s also clear what we must do: restore the race-conscious protections of the Voting Rights Act and enact affirmative measures to expand ballot access across the country."
In the media
Chiraag Bains
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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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Laura Williamson
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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.
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