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Black Family Around the Table Paying Bills
Credit reports and scores control access to public goods people need. Yet, in the midst of a global pandemic and economic collapse, remaking the nation’s credit reporting system is not the top concern. 
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“Student debt is both a cause and a consequence of the racial wealth gap."
In the media
Jarrell Dillard
In record numbers and in the face of a global pandemic, Americans voted early and on Election Day, and availed themselves of mail-in voting. But the right to vote includes the right to have your vote counted.
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Win
For what feels like the first time in years, we can pause for the briefest of moments and breathe.
Press release
K. Sabeel Rahman
“This is a microcosm of many intra-progressive, intra-left policy debates—whether it’s better to do something universal and achieve something with relative ease or ensure that only those struggling by some definition get relief."
In the media
Andrew Kreighbaum
American democracy wasn't functioning well for many Americans before this election. Sure, it's working well as it was designed by our all-white, all-male founding fathers — to protect white political power — but it's still failing Black and brown people.
In the media
Jeff Plungis
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Elections
We need to continue to demand a government committed to protecting Black and brown communities in this moment, and need to continue to push for bold, transformative change.
Press release
K. Sabeel Rahman
A recent report by the national think tank Demos recommended jail staff take additional steps to ensure people are not disenfranchised because they are in jail.
In the media
Grace Toohey
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"I Voted" stickers on desk
We should think of November 3rd as merely the first of many days of electoral uncertainty while states count every vote. And that is okay.
Blog
Damon L. Daniels
Voting has always been one of the most powerful tools of a justice-seeking people determined to defeat oppression and its propagators.
In the media
Laura Williamson
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It is more vital than ever that Black- and brown-led organizations have the resources they need to combat the many issues confronting their communities and to build durable and sustainable power.
Blog
Caitlin Furio