Policy wins across the country mean better conditions for students and educators.
Tag: voting rights
Ever since NC enacted restrictions on when, where, and how people could vote—restrictions that disproportionately harmed students, the poor, and people of color—civil rights activists have been fighting back.
“How do we mobilize, get people focused not only on laws but also on our habits of citizenship? That’s why we’re proclaiming September 22 National Voter Registration Day”: President Obama.
“This type of colonialism is not ‘reform’ – it’s anti-democratic.”
Voting rights organizations maintain that GOP-passed voter ID and other restrictive voting laws enacted in the last 6-8 years disproportionately affect the poor, African Americans, Latinos and students.
Educators are among those advocating for a Constitutional amendment to ensure voting rights for all.
Conservative majority’s decision puts voting rights of people of color at risk
A retired teacher from El Paso shares the importance of voting, no matter what age.
Partnership with Rock the Vote will boost 18-year-olds’ civic engagement