Resources

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This presentation outlines the ways that student debt both contributes to, and is a cause of, America’s historic and persistent racial wealth divide.
Testimony and Public Comment
Mark Huelsman
Ways to increase access to the ballot for people who are released from incarceration and for eligible voters who are currently incarcerated. 
Policy Briefs
Naila Awan
Shruti Banerjee
Notice to the South Dakota Secretary of State of Noncompliance with Sections 5 and 7 of the National Voter Registration Act
Litigation
Progressives must see every policy fight as about more than its issues —it's an opportunity to shift power to Black and brown communities and working families. 
Policy Briefs
K. Sabeel Rahman
The three sets of steps policymakers and election officials must take to ensure that Black and brown Americans—and all Americans—can exercise their fundamental right to vote in 2020 and beyond.
Policy Briefs
Laura Williamson
The specter of voter fraud is a talking point deployed to silence the voices of Black and brown voters across the country.
Policy Briefs
Chiraag Bains
Laura Williamson
Brief submitted on behalf of Ohio A. Philip Randolph Institute and the League of Women Voters of Ohio 
Litigation
Notice Letter to Missouri Governor Michael Parson and Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft Re: New June 2, 2020 Municipal Election Date Due to COVID-19
Testimony and Public Comment
Notice letter to the Ohio Secretary of State that aspects of the state's COVID-19-related election directive violate the National Voter Registration Act of 1993.
Testimony and Public Comment
The global coronavirus pandemic threatens to disrupt the Presidential Preference Primary election in Florida. The extension of vote-by-mail options and other accommodations at polling places is necessary.
Litigation