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Election Protection Program

The national, nonpartisan Election Protection coalition works year-round to ensure that all voters have an equal opportunity to vote and have that vote count. Made up of more than 100 local, state and national partners, Election Protection uses a wide range of tools and activities to protect, advance and defend the right to vote.

Kristen Clarke Confirmed

Kristen Clarke, a longtime champion of civil rights, has been confirmed to serve as Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division at the Department of Justice. She will be the first Black woman in history to serve in the role. Kristen has spent her life defending equality, and she will bring her vast experience with her to the DOJ. 

 

Democracy Matters

Since the November 3rd election, there have been over 4 dozen lawsuits filed in the courts challenging the election outcome. We are standing up to safeguard the rights of Black voters and have intervened in 17 of these suits. We have achieved success in all. Over 150 million Americans participated in this election and their voices matter.

Election Protection

The national, nonpartisan Election Protection coalition works year-round to ensure that all voters have an equal opportunity to vote and have that vote count. Made up of more than 100 local, state and national partners, Election Protection uses a wide range of tools and activities to protect, advance and defend the right to vote. Election Protection provides Americans from coast to coast with comprehensive information and assistance at all stages of voting – from registration, to absentee and early voting, to casting a vote at the polls, to overcoming obstacles to their participation. Election Protection helps voters make sure their vote is counted through a number of resources, including: A suite of voter helplines, Voter Protection field programs across the country, and digital outreach tools. Throughout the election cycle we’re working tirelessly to protect the vote.

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Title IX Protections for Transgender Students are Welcome

Title IX Protections for Transgender Students are Welcome

(Washington, D.C.) — The U.S. Department of Education announced Wednesday that it will extend Title IX protections to transgender students, stating that discrimination against gay and transgender students is prohibited under the law. A year ago, the U.S. Supreme Court...