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Rather than cutting funds for public needs while allowing police budgets to swell, cities, states, and the federal government must shift funding to the real priorities of communities.
Blog
Amy Traub
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Three Black graduates standing side by side in front of a negatively trending graph line
It is time for colleges, states, and the federal government to prove their commitment to Black students with policy action—not just well-meaning statements and gestures.
Blog
Mark Huelsman
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Many state officials are stubbornly clinging to outdated, unsafe election procedures. For the health of our communities and our democracy, they should commit themselves to the three pillars of our voting rights agenda.
Blog
Chiraag Bains
COVID-19 has exposed longstanding racial and economic inequalities in American life, which is evident in the fact that communities of color are being hit the hardest by both the medical and the economic impacts of the virus.
In the media
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We're all seeing systematic efforts to shift the economic and health risks of the pandemic from governments and employers and onto the backs of disproportionately Black and brown workers.
Blog
Amy Traub
"The reforms we need in the midst of this pandemic are the same changes we’ve long needed to dismantle the structural barriers locking Black and brown voters out of full participation in our democracy."
Press release
Our latest on the COVID-19 crisis — from a wake-up call about our years of cultural apartheid to what the pandemic means for the racial wealth gap, and more.
Blog
K. Sabeel Rahman
Rodney McKenzie, Jr.
Chiraag Bains
Laura Williamson
Naila Awan
Emerson Gordon-Marvin
Amy Traub
Taking on the war against the USPS, voter fraud myths, and more.
Blog
K. Sabeel Rahman
Laura Williamson
Amy Traub
“The data is clear. The troubling gap in voter turnout among racial groups indicates an immediate need for lawmakers to address the issues, both historic and current, that continue to silence Black and Brown voters.”
Press release
Ways to increase access to the ballot for people who are released from incarceration and for eligible voters who are currently incarcerated. 
Policy Briefs
Naila Awan
Shruti Banerjee