Resources

From cutting-edge policy research to illuminating analysis, we bring a racial equity lens to the most pressing issues facing our country. For our latest blog posts and media updates, visit our Latest page.
From March through May, New Florida Majority Education Fund surveyed over 21,000 Floridians to ask how the pandemic was affecting their lives and well-being. This report presents our findings from those surveys.
Research
Demos
New Florida Majority Education Fund
Identifying Communities That Face Environmental Injustice, Using Lessons Learned from State Equity Mapping Programs
Policy Briefs
Evergreen Collaborative
Demos
An overview of the vote-by-mail eligibility criteria in Alabama, Texas, Georgia, Florida, Louisiana, Nevada, and California and the hurdles Black voters may face. 
Policy Briefs
Demos
Black Futures Lab
Missouri's absentee and mail voting systems place unconstitutional burdens on the right to vote and violates federal law.
Case
Updated October 9, 2020
Missouri
Decided
Florida’s online voter registration (OVR) system did not function properly on the day and night of the voter registration deadline. The State has extended the deadline, but not long enough for voters to complete their registrations.
Case
Updated October 9, 2020
Florida
Decided
Voter registration has long been weaponized to silence voters. And it’s not by accident.
Policy Briefs
Laura Williamson
Amshula K. Jayaram
Written testimony of Demos President K. Sabeel Rahman before the US House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law
Testimony and Public Comment
K. Sabeel Rahman
South Dakota's public assistance agencies and motor vehicle offices are regularly failing to provide voter registration services to individuals, in violation of the National Voter Registration Act.
Case
Updated September 16, 2020
South Dakota
Pending
Our analysis of voter turnout in Ohio’s primary finds large disparities in absentee ballot request rates and voter turnout between predominantly white and non-white neighborhoods.
Research
Shruti Banerjee
Amicus Brief in Support of Plaintiffs-Respondents in Pippens v. Ashcroft, a case before the Missouri Court of Appeals on Missouri's proposed Amendment 3.
Litigation