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Young adults of color wear "I voted" stickers
Demos and Boston University’s Center for Antiracist Research hosted a virtual convening to contribute to a growing movement that seeks to redefine who we think of as swing voters.
Blog
Christelle Prophete
Laura Williamson
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Empty voting booths at a polling location
Congress must act swiftly to put transformative pro-democracy legislation at the top of the agenda.
Blog
Adam Lioz
Laura Williamson
Why we need to prioritize passing H.R.1 along with H.R.4 and legislation granting statehood to Washington, D.C. (H.R.51) as the first items of business in the 117th Congress.
Testimony and Public Comment
K. Sabeel Rahman
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Capitol
Those who aim to obstruct the peaceful transition of power must be held accountable.
Press release
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The Capitol Building
From the president of the United States downward, all involved — whether via their actions or their failure to act — must be held accountable.
Press release
K. Sabeel Rahman
Presentation on the Impact of Select H.R.1 Policy Changes on Black and Brown Political Power
Testimony and Public Comment
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.
Policy Briefs
American democracy wasn't functioning well for many Americans before this election. Sure, it's working well as it was designed by our all-white, all-male founding fathers — to protect white political power — but it's still failing Black and brown people.
In the media
Jeff Plungis
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Illustration of Different People of Color With Voting Stickers
Despite all the barriers, our communities showed up for democracy. Here is what must come next.
Blog
K. Sabeel Rahman
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Elections
We need to continue to demand a government committed to protecting Black and brown communities in this moment, and need to continue to push for bold, transformative change.
Press release
K. Sabeel Rahman