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How the Climate & Community Protection Act will Increase Resiliency for New York’s Latinx Communities
Policy Briefs
Lew Daly
Priya Mulgaonkar
We stand in solidarity with Representative Ilhan Omar and firmly against the rise of Islamophobic attacks and attempts to divide us as a people.
Testimony and Public Comment
We strongly support ACA 6, a bill that would place a state constitutional amendment on the ballot to restore voting rights to Californians on parole, and AB 646, which would make corresponding changes to the Elections Code. 
Testimony and Public Comment
Chiraag Bains
As part of an effort to reshape rules around debt and lending to reduce racial wealth inequality, we propose establishing a public credit registry to gradually replace the current for-profit credit reporting system.
Policy Briefs
Amy Traub
New York State’s Climate and Community Protection Act (CCPA) is a bold climate action policy for the people of New York.
Policy Briefs
Lew Daly
Our current system of campaign finance reform suppresses the political power of people of color and that lack of political power has had proven, lasting consequences.
Testimony and Public Comment
Amshula K. Jayaram
The white, wealthy donor class that fuels Baltimore's elections
Research
Laura Williamson
Thank you, Senator Kaminsky and members of the New York State Senate’s Environmental Conservation Committee, for the opportunity to testify in support of the Climate and Community Protection Act (CCPA). My name is Lew Daly and I am a Senior Policy Analyst focusing on just and equitable climate
Testimony and Public Comment
Lew Daly
H.R. 1, the For the People Act, is the boldest and most comprehensive proposal to strengthen our democracy since the aftermath of Watergate.
Testimony and Public Comment
Chiraag Bains
This report was completed in collaboration with the Advancement Project, Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum, Demos, Faith in Action, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, National Congress of American Indians, National Urban League, Race Forward, and UnidosUS. These
Policy Briefs
Lake Research Partners