Why We Need the Freedom To Vote Act

Our present-day system of politics was born out of the racist power struggle that emerged during Reconstruction when Black voting power was an existential threat to politics as usual.

ACTION ALERT: Urge Your Senators to Support the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act

No matter our color, party, or zip code, we all want an equal say in the decisions that shape our future. The John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act will restore the essential portion of the Voting Rights Act (VRA) that blocks discriminatory voting policies before they go into effect, putting a transparent process in place for protecting everyone’s freedom to vote.

Democracy Demands That We Count Every Vote

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This election made history with a record turnout fueled by the enthusiasm, commitment and resolve of millions of women.  We voted early.  We voted by mail. We voted in person.  But our work isn’t finished just yet. We made our voices heard and now we have to make sure that our votes are counted.   This election is not up to Donald Trump, it’s up to Read more …