Making sure that every American has the freedom to thrive—no matter their race, ethnicity or wealth—includes ensuring they each have a voice in our democracy. The For the People Act would promote early voting, same-day voter registration and online voter registration, end partisan gerrymandering, strengthen election security and crack down on dark money donors. But we need the Senate to pass it. Tell your Senator: Support S. 1, the For the People Act.
The American Rescue Plan
Working people and their advocates are breathing a collective sigh of relief after the Senate passed the American Rescue Plan. Learn more about what it means.
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If inacted the pro-worker PRO Act will empower workers to organize and bargain, hold corporations accountable for union-busting, and repeal “right to work” laws, which were created during the Jim Crow era to keep White and Black workers from organizing together.
The Equality Act would ensure that LGBTQ people can work and live without fear or threat of discrimination--a crucial step forward for all Americans. Tell your senator to pass act now.
Enough is enough gun violence. We must act. Tell your Senator to pass the Bipartisan Background Checks Act & the Enhanced Background Checks Act.
Call your senators and tell them to include schools, job training, broadband internet, and green infrastructure priorities in the upcoming budget reconciliation bill to make a bold investment in our country’s future.