Almost everywhere in America, exercising your fundamental right to vote means first being registered to vote. At Demos, we have been fighting for years both in and out of the courts to ensure that...
May 20, 2018 | Naila Awan and Chiraag Bains
May 17 is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. Meghan Maury, Policy Director of the National LGBTQ Task Force, contributed the following guest blog to Demos: I was first...
May 16, 2018 | Meghan Maury and Amy Traub
This week, New Jersey governor Phil Murphy signed into law a bill that would allow undocumented immigrants in the state to access state financial aid for college. With it, New Jersey now joins 9...
May 10, 2018 | Mark Huelsman
Across the country, Dēmos is actively litigating to prevent unlawful voter purging—the removal of eligible voters from the registration rolls that can leave people locked out of our democracy on...
May 9, 2018 | Chiraag Bains
Today, the National Urban League released its annual report on the condition of black Americans, the State of Black America 2018. The publication includes the 14th edition of an index that tracks...
May 3, 2018 | Algernon Austin
Next month, Demos will release a platform of state policies that community members, grassroots organizations, and lawmakers can move to create a democracy and economy that work for all of us— not...
May 1, 2018 | Allie Boldt
This year in the United States, International Workers’ Day, also known as May Day, actually feels like the day of resistance and struggle it was intended to be.
April 30, 2018 | Amy Traub
The piece was coauthored by Carol Lautier, Algernon Austin, and Afua Atta-Mensah “Everyone wants to live in a stable community; everyone wants to live in a community where people look out for you...
April 26, 2018 | Carol Lautier and Algernon Austin and Afua Atta-Mensah