Free, fair, and accessible elections are the foundation of a healthy democracy. We should be a country that expands access to the ballot and encourages full participation. Instead, in the lead-up to...
November 1, 2018 | Chiraag Bains
Today is a key date in the struggle for economic equality and human rights. November 1st is Latina Equal Pay Day, marking the date when the typical Latina woman’s wages since January 1, 2017...
October 31, 2018 | Amy Traub and Miranda Galindo
Today is National Voter Registration Day. To commemorate this important day, all eligible voters should take the time to register to vote or to check that their current voter registration status is...
September 24, 2018 | Pamela Cataldo
Climate catastrophe unfolds onto layers of historic disenfranchisement, displacement, and social exclusion that leaves poor people and communities of color bearing the brunt of disasters. Today...
September 19, 2018 | Adrien Salazar
On Tuesday, April 10th as much of Washington was watching the kickoff of Zuck’s congressional apology tour, Demos was on Capitol Hill with key allies, reminding our representatives that economic...
September 11, 2018 | Adam Lioz
"Gentlemen, the Pullman Company is ready to sign." With that concession from the company president on August 25, 1937, the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters became the first black labor union to...
August 23, 2018 | Amy Traub
People of color suffer direct and damaging impacts from laws, policies, and practices that exclude them from full and equal participation in the labor market and the workplace.
August 9, 2018 | Amy Traub
August 7 is Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, marking the date when African-American women’s wages since January 1, 2017 finally catch up to what the typical white man was paid in calendar year 2017. This...
August 6, 2018 | Amy Traub