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Civic Engagement

Civic Engagement

Young People Deserve A Voice In Our Democracy

Help us tell Congress that young people want a functioning, nine-member Supreme Court.

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So, You Want To Run For Local Office

If you are fed up with the way politics are working in the United States, consider a run for local office. Our guide can help you through the process.

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#TurkeyTalkGuide: Your Guide To Surviving Thanksgiving Dinner This Year

We wanted to make sure that you're going into Turkey Day feeling confident and proud of all of our country's progressive victories over the past few years.

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Working Across The Aisle To Wake The Millennial Vote

This group of college students is working across the aisle turn out the youth vote this November.

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Meet Naeemah Charles, A 21-Year-Old Superdelegate From California

We talked to Charles about her journey, her role as a superdelegate, and youth engagement in politics.

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Black Lives Matter Is Not About Separatism. It’s About Justice.

Between black people and white people, between protesters and officers, there was one general consensus: Enough is enough.

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What Does My Attorney General Do? Hint: It’s A Lot.

It’s clear that AGs keep busy: in addition to consumer protections, they also oversee antitrust policy, civil rights issues, environmental protections, labor laws, and more, in addition to acting as the chief legal officer for their state and its residents.

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Holding Congress (Ac)Countable

Want to know how your legislators are voting? There's an app for that.

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Today’s Supreme Court Immigration Split Shows Why We Need A Ninth Justice

Today the Supreme Court announced three decisions, two of which split 4-4, and proved once again why having eight justices on the court is not simply unsustainable, but a reckless and irresponsible danger to American democracy.

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What I’ve Learned From Reporting On Voting Rights

Why the youth vote matters more than ever.

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At Southern Colleges, Students Challenge History And Tradition As They Demand Change

It’s not easy being a minority student on a traditional Southern college campus.

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SCOTUS Watch Day 65: Young People Call On Senate To Do Its Job

It’s Friday, May 20 and 65 days since President Obama named Chief Judge Merrick Garland to fill Antonin Scalia’s vacant Supreme Court seat. But, instead of considering the most qualified nominee ever for the job, many Senate Republicans are still opting to put politics over constitutional duty, ...

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Tackling Justice In Five Minutes

Something strange is happening in America. It is at once the age of fear and of embrace, of defiant political incorrectness and of unapologetic wokeness, of an extreme shift to the right and of a counter-shift to the left. The haves have got more than ever, the have-nots ever less. The Dream so ...

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