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The COVID Crisis Reveals Deep Fissures in American Society and Shines a Light on the Path Forward

May 1, 2020 in , , ,

“Many Americans are now experiencing what poor communities live with daily. We have communities perennially facing lower wages, higher poverty, lack of access to health care, and lack of access to child care. Shift workers, low-wage workers, agrarian workers, and service workers are now being pushed over the edge. We must be intentional about identifying […]

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Abortion is Essential Healthcare

April 8, 2020 in ,

Crisis does not erase inequality. It lays it bare. We’ve seen how low-income communities of color, have been hardest hit by the COVID-19 crisis. And we’ve seen how anti-abortion officials are pulling out all the stops to use this crisis as an excuse to ban abortion. During this unprecedented pandemic, our elected officials should be focused on our families’ […]

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Legislating in a Pandemic: Transparent & Remote Governance

March 27, 2020 in , , ,

Considerations for Transparent & Accessible Governance in Emergencies Examples of Remote Governance Transitions Reads & Resources As a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic, a growing list of state legislatures have postponed session and legislators themselves have started testing positive for the virus. While some states quickly moved to remote sessions and amended open meeting laws […]

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