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If we do not close voter turnout gaps, our democracy is destined to become less and less representative in the coming decades.
More than 1.2 million African Americans in 175 communities across the country have councils that do not descriptively represent them
All money in politics events should be planned in a way that elevates the most marginalized voices.
Spoiler alert: they do not. Rules work in corporations favor and against workers.
This Demos Explainer explores the tension between political support for deficit reduction versus job creation and economic security policies.
Empirical data showing policymakers, organizers, and progressives that there is clear public support for the notion that racism is a divide-and-conquer tactic creating distrust, undermining belief in government, and causing economic pain for everyone, of every color.
How the dominance of politics by the affluent & business undermines economic mobility in America
While GDP has been steadily increasing, indicating a growing economy, other metrics of progress show a very different picture.
26 state policies for a race-forward, populist agenda to empower all Americans.
Once an institution accepts the premise that all people, regardless of their background, have the potential to thrive and contribute to the success of an organization, they can begin to recognize systemic disparities and gaps as flaws to be addressed.
Demos opposes Kavanaugh's confirmation because it would threaten equal justice for people of color and the future of racial equity.
The Black Futures Lab’s Black Census Project is the largest survey of Black people conducted in the United States since Reconstruction.
The suspension of driver’s licenses for unpaid criminal justice fines and fees should be found unconstitutional.
LGB+ Voices in the 2019 Black Census
Rebuilding American Democracy in an Era of Crisis
Fully engaging and including Black people of all genders will strengthen the political power of Black communities.
How social exclusion blocks Black people from full participation and power in the United States.
The dominance of big money in our politics makes it far harder for people of color to exert political power and effectively advocate for their interests as both wealth and power are consolidated by a small, very white, share of the population.
How we work every day to operationalize within our organization the racial equity and inclusion that we seek to advance in our country.