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  • Voting Rights Watchdogs Ask Court To Protect Missouri Voters Before Elections

    21 mai 2018
    Release Date: May 21, 2018 Missouri Secretary of State, Department of Revenue in Knowing, Ongoing Violation of the National Voter Registration Act JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The League of Women Voters of Missouri and the St. Louis and Greater Kansas City Chapters of the A. Philip Randolph Institute (...)
  • Seeking to Protect the Right to Vote of Missouri Voters in the 2018 Elections

    21 mai 2018, par Naila Awan and Chiraag Bains
    Almost everywhere in America, exercising your fundamental right to vote means first being registered to vote. At Demos, we have been fighting for years both in and out of the courts to ensure that eligible voters can get and stay registered. We enforce a federal law known as the National Voter (...)
  • To Fight Homophobia, We Need Workplace Rights

    17 mai 2018, par Meghan Maury and Amy Traub
    May 17 is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. Meghan Maury, Policy Director of the National LGBTQ Task Force, contributed the following guest blog to Demos: I was first fired for my sexual orientation and gender expression at 19. I was working as a bank teller. It was (...)
  • Starbucks Training Focuses On The Evolving Study Of Unconscious Bias

    17 mai 2018
    NPR | Yuki Noguchi Though the public is intrigued by the idea of Starbucks' half-day all-staff training on discrimination and bias, that is just the first in many steps the company plans to take to try to implement a better system, says Heather McGhee, president of Demos, a social advocacy (...)
  • When it Comes to Student Debt, It’s Really a Matter of Wealth

    16 mai 2018, par Mark Huelsman
    The Washington Post | Mark Huelsman The ability of college graduates to pay student loans isn’t simply a matter of earnings. It also reflects wealth — and differences that persist in wealth among racial and ethnic groups. Ask a group of higher-education policy wonks about the best way to (...)
  • Race-Class Narrative National Dial Survey Report

    14 mai 2018 — Report
    May 14, 2018 http://www.demos.org/sites/default/files/publications/LRP%20Report.Race-Class%20Narrative.National%20C3.Final_.2018.05.08.pdf Author: Demos For the last year, we—Demos, Anat Shenker-Osorio (ASO Communications) and Ian Haney López (author of Dog Whistle Politics), —have partnered in an (...)
  • Race-Class Narrative Ohio

    14 mai 2018 — Report
    May 14, 2018 http://www.demos.org/sites/default/files/publications/LRP%20Report.Race-Class%20Narrative.Ohio_.C3.2018.05.10.pdf Author: Demos For the last year, we—Demos, Anat Shenker-Osorio (ASO Communications) and Ian Haney López (author of Dog Whistle Politics), —have partnered in an ambitious (...)
  • HUD’s proposed changes create hurdles not ladders

    14 mai 2018
    The Hill | Afua Atta-Mensah and Connie Razza In the midst of a Twitter feed alight with stories about police being used to shut black people out of places to eat, drink, exercise, and relax, comes a story about Trump’s Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) using policy to do the (...)
  • Statistics Show the US Racial Wealth Gap Affects Minority Graduation and Student Loan Default Rates

    11 mai 2018
    Card Rates | Ray FitzGerald Accumulating student loan debt has become a typical part of higher education for students. As of March 2018, nearly 44 million Americans owed over $1.48 trillion in student loan debt, a number expected to grow as tuition rates outpace inflation and wage growth. Few (...)
  • It’s Time for Progressive States to Lead on Free College

    11 mai 2018, par Mark Huelsman
    This week, New Jersey governor Phil Murphy signed into law a bill that would allow undocumented immigrants in the state to access state financial aid for college. With it, New Jersey now joins 9 other states with some guarantee that a student’s immigration status will not preclude them from (...)

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