Resources

For years, state legislatures have been adding burdensome legal roadblocks to voting (e.g. strict voter ID laws, limiting early voting, purging voter rolls). Let’s be clear — the goal of these laws is to make voting less accessible, even though elected officials have an obligation to facilitate...
By a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court ruled against unions in a decision that will hurt organized labor and working families moving forward. Here’s what Janus v. AFSCME means for unions and progressive politics generally, and what you can do about it.
Voting is key to our democracy and should be as easy as possible. In North Carolina, the Republican-controlled state legislature has been trying for almost two decades to implement voter identification policies to suppress the vote.
This administration and Congress have been quietly dismantling positive environmental protections passed under President Obama and endangering the health and safety of marginalized communities—all for the benefit of corporate polluters.
The Byrd rule has been law since 1990, and has been used successfully dozens of times to block so-called “extraneous” (unrelated) provisions that shouldn’t get passed through reconciliation.
You’ve heard us say it before, but we’ll say it again: this is a marathon, not a sprint. Here are a few tips on how to make advocacy a habit—and keep it fun and engaging in the months ahead!
At their core, partnerships are about relationships—and long term partnerships require building trust in the same way that relationships do.
Usually, when the House and Senate pass different versions of the same legislation, they have to come together to merge the two bills into a conference report. This resource explains how these "conference committees" work.
This document includes initial things to do in your groups and your community, but is just a start. We’ll have more resources coming out in upcoming weeks and you can see at the end a list of suggested reading.
The resistance cannot consist just of fighting back against Trump. Rather we have to work to overturn the patterns of injustice that helped Trump rise to power.
This document will set out guidelines for how to build inclusive partnerships, including who you can and should be reaching out to, and how to build trust and show respect when reaching out.
Among the tools that your senators has at their disposal are two very powerful ways to slow or stop proceedings in the Senate: Withholding Consent and Filibustering

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