On Tuesday, January 21, 2020, many organizations, individuals, and communities will be taking collective action during the W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s fourth annual National Day of Racial Healing to celebrate our racial diversity and reinforce and honor our common humanity.
We oppose these rule changes as they will have far-reaching and painful impacts on the communities of color we serve and represent and we call on the Administration to reconsider its position on the rule changes and demand Congress take immediate action.
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio issued a summary judgment ordering Ohio to discontinue its practice of disenfranchising eligible voters arrested and held in pre-trial detention in the final days preceding an election.
K. Sabeel Rahman and Hollie Russon Gilman's new book, Civic Power, calls for a broader approach to democratic reform, offering a critical framework and concrete suggestions to support those reforms that meaningfully redistribute power to citizens.
Judge Burroughs and the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts rule in favor of race-conscious college admissions practices that benefit all students, including Asian Americans the majority of whom support race-conscious admissions.
"The Eleventh Circuit’s unanimous decision affirmed our client’s victory at trial all the way around—providing a strong precedent for fighting efforts by right-wing groups to twist the NVRA into a tool for voter suppression."
The County’s plans will intimidate and deter eligible citizens from registering to vote, abridging their fundamental right to vote and resulting in serious underrepresentation in the electoral process.
While Demos celebrates the legislation’s strong mandate on emissions reductions, the governor’s exclusion of community investment mandates and labor standards prolongs the fight for climate justice in New York and nationwide.