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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
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
In record numbers and in the face of a global pandemic, Americans voted early and on Election Day, and availed themselves of mail-in voting. But the right to vote includes the right to have your vote counted.
Press release
Voting has always been one of the most powerful tools of a justice-seeking people determined to defeat oppression and its propagators.
In the media
Laura Williamson
A recent report by the national think tank Demos recommended jail staff take additional steps to ensure people are not disenfranchised because they are in jail.
In the media
Grace Toohey
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Win
For what feels like the first time in years, we can pause for the briefest of moments and breathe.
Press release
K. Sabeel Rahman
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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