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“Providing sufficient paid sick time is the kind of common sense first step every business should be taking right now."
In the media
Denitsa Tsekova
“These are folks who are serving [and] preparing food for all of the rest of us. It's a recipe for contagion when...the people preparing your food cannot afford to stay home when they have a contagious disease.”
In the media
Denitsa Tsekova
One New York State bill would interrupt the cycle of discrimination that comes with employment credit checks.
Testimony and Public Comment
Amy Traub
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Feet of people sitting on a bus, from a low angle
Felony disenfranchisement is one of several ways people get stripped of their power.
Blog
Chiraag Bains
Amy Traub
Mark Huelsman
Naila Awan
Gwyn Ellsworth
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I voted stickers in black, red, and blue
How we’re fighting back to protect voters in Pennsylvania, a disappointing ruling for Ohio voters, and more.
Blog
Chiraag Bains
Gwyn Ellsworth
Amy Traub
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Black History Month collage with Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and others
We’re celebrating the first full week of Black History Month with a reality check on the biggest news stories this week.
Blog
Gwyn Ellsworth
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US Capitol Building in Washington D.C.
Demos experts weigh in on the myths and mistruths inherent in the 2020 State of the Union
Blog
Lew Daly
Mark Huelsman
Amy Traub
Laura Williamson
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Latinx family smiling together
In the last ten days, the House has passed two much-needed bills for Black and brown people and working people of all backgrounds. The PRO Act, is the most far-reaching reshaping of U.S. labor law in decades. The CREDIT Act would overhaul the nation’s credit reporting system.
Blog
Amy Traub
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A circle of multi-racial hands extended and reaching for the light
Resources to make sense of the student debt crisis, the administration's Public Charge rule, the realities of our big-money political system, and more
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Gwyn Ellsworth
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Latina Fight for $15 protestors at rally
Looking to the labor lessons of the past and to our vision for an inclusive, organized future.
Blog
K. Sabeel Rahman