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Why Protections for Schools, Hospitals and Courthouses Are Essential
A long-standing flaw in the decennial census counts more than 2 million people in the wrong place and undermines the “one person, one vote” principle.
La Constitución de los Estados Unidos requiere que los distritos electorales sean aproximadamente iguales en tamaño para que todas las personas tengan la misma representación en el proceso político.
A report on the ability of local communities to decide, based on their own form of local government, how they may enact policies to protect immigrant rights.
In 2010 and 2011, Maryland and New York took bold steps to correct the problem known as prison gerrymandering, a problem resulting from the United States Census Bureau’s practice of counting incarcerated individuals as residents of their prison cells rather than their home communities.
New York State’s Climate and Community Protection Act (CCPA) is a bold climate action policy for the people of New York.
How the Climate & Community Protection Act will Increase Resiliency for New York’s Latinx Communities
Voter registration has long been weaponized to silence voters. And it’s not by accident.
Ensuring just and equitable access to and ownership of one our most vital natural resources—energy—is vital to building a vibrant, inclusive democracy.
The specter of voter fraud is a talking point deployed to silence the voices of Black and brown voters across the country.
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.
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.
Ways to increase access to the ballot for people who are released from incarceration and for eligible voters who are currently incarcerated.
Congress must address how Black, Indigenous, and Latinx people confront both the worst health outcomes and the greatest threats to household financial stability as a result of the pandemic.
This platform proposes a set of actions the executive branch can take to equitably address the climate crisis without new legislation, major new appropriations, or other Congressional authority.
New Mexico is failing to enable Black and Brown communities to access their fundamental right to vote.
Identifying Communities That Face Environmental Injustice, Using Lessons Learned from State Equity Mapping Programs
This year, as we attempt to keep our loved ones safe during a deadly pandemic, more people in our communities will be voting by mail (absentee) than ever before. Counting those votes will take time.
Executive actions the new administration can take to help ensure the integrity of our elections and strengthen opportunities for civic participation for Black and brown Americans.
Thought pieces from Black and brown Demos staff who have collaboratively reflected on the history of racism, the current state of our democracy, and envisioned the power of an inclusive democracy.