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To fairly evaluate any higher education reform proposal, we must understand the ways that these dual burdens—less wealth and more debt—lead to worse outcomes for Black students than white students.
Research
Suzanne Kahn
Mark Huelsman
Jen Mishory
Democracy Dollars Can Make Every Voice Matter in Albuquerque’s Elections
Policy Briefs
About the event series for black and brown millennials
Campaign
Shanaé Bass
David Perrin
Lesley Williams
Re: Announced Policy's Violation of Sections 5 and 8 of the National Voter Registration Act
Litigation
Chiraag Bains
Ben Berwick
A newly announced policy of the Rensselaer County Board of Elections violates the National Voter Registration Act
Litigation
The County announced it would “immediately” begin sharing the identities of persons who register to vote through the DMV with the Immigration and Customs Service (“ICE”). This is in violation of Sections 5 and 8 of the NVRA.
Litigation
Chiraag Bains
A Primer for Advocates on the National Voter Registration Act
Policy Briefs
FRAC
Demos
LGB+ Voices in the 2019 Black Census
Research
Black Futures Lab
Demos
Color Of Change
SocioAnalitica Research
The Case for Bold, Equitable Student Loan Cancellation and Reform
Research
Mark Huelsman
The suspension of driver’s licenses for unpaid criminal justice fines and fees should be found unconstitutional.
Litigation
Demos
National Council for Incarcerated & Formerly Incarcerated Women