National Civil Rights Organizations Launch WeVoteWeCount.org to Collect Stories of Voter Suppression, Drive Change Ahead of 2020 Presidential Election Ahead of the 2020 presidential
By Jeralyn Cave This week, Florida’s Senate Committee on Criminal Justice voted to advance SB 7086, a reckless bill that, if passed, would undermine
Today, the House of Representative passed H.R. 1, the For the People Act, a piece of legislation that if signed into law, could radically transform
When Bruce Franks, a Ferguson organizer turned Missouri state representative, was sworn into office, one of his first objectives was to tackle the state’s unjust
On February 19, Advancement Project’s National Office traveled to Atlanta to testify at the Congressional Committee on House Administration’s field hearing on voting rights and
By Andrew Hairston Georgia remains on my mind. Our Power & Democracy Co-program Director and Senior Attorney Donita Judge and I recently journeyed to the
Five years after Shelby v. Holder ruling, we are resolved and committed to fight for the right to vote.
Against all odds, Voice of the Experienced (VOTE) got their rights-restoration bill passed in the Louisiana State Senate.
Today, after years of work and an uphill battle for rights restoration, Voice of the Experienced (VOTE) reached a milestone: The rights-restoration bill they championed, HB 265, has passed the Louisiana House of Representatives.