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Measure would expand nation’s highest court to 13 justices from nine
Press release
Brenda Wright
This is exciting yet bittersweet news for Demos.
Blog
Josh Fryday
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Taifa Smith Butler standing with arms crossed
Taifa Smith Butler is a visionary leader who brings more than 20 years of experience in strategic communications, public policy research, and data analysis in the public, nonprofit, and private sectors. She will lead Demos starting July 1, 2021.
Blog
Josh Fryday
Letter in support of H.R.1 highlighting provisions to protect voters from purges and voting caging, tactics used disproportionately to silence voters of color.
Testimony and Public Comment
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Houston Texas February 2021 Winter Storm
The winter storm disaster in Texas was a crisis fueled by a failure to address climate change and the influence of oil and gas companies in state and local politics.
Blog
Amy Traub
The filibuster is a racist remnant of a Senate designed to entrench white minority rule. It undermines organizing, participation, and electoral victories fueled by Black and Brown communities.
Policy Briefs
Laura Williamson
Alex Baptiste
Stephany Rose Spaulding
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HR1
The For the People Act outlines a vision of what’s possible when our nation lives up to its promise of being a place where all people can lift their voices via their votes and their small dollar contributions.
Press release
The For the People Act can begin to address the longstanding racist exclusions in our democracy with policy solutions that are proven to advance racial equity.
Testimony and Public Comment
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US Capitol Building from a distance
While Biden inspires hope, our democracy has let down Black communities for far too long.
Blog
Joshua Harmon
Letter to President Biden in support of structural reform of the Courts due to the threat they pose to our democracy as a result of extreme Republican court packing.
Testimony and Public Comment
Demos