Activist Check In: New Frontier

Activist Check In: New Frontier

Dear Activists, Magical things are happening in Albany. Without the IDC to kneecap progress, bills are actually moving. In three days, we passed GENDA and a host of key voting reforms. This was possible because a handful of insurgent candidates and their progressive...
Activist Check In: We Demand a Vote

Activist Check In: We Demand a Vote

Dear Activists, Trump’s calls for a wall have started to feel as senseless and absurd as Reagan’s plan to weaponize space. We’re now in week three of the shutdown due to Donald’s hubris, and countless federal workers are hurting as a result...
Activist Check In: It’s On the House

Activist Check In: It’s On the House

Dear Activists, Today the Democrats officially took control of the House. And the first bill they’re introducing takes aim at big money interests by proposing public campaign financing, a Constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United, and expanded voting...
Activist Check In: All We Want for the Holidays

Activist Check In: All We Want for the Holidays

Dear Activists, Our statewide staff was holed up in a conference room for most of last week so we could strategize about how we plan to win justice for our communities next year. Now that we have a Democratic Senate the change we’ve been waiting for is finally...
Activist Check In: Shiny New Look

Activist Check In: Shiny New Look

Dear Activists, It’s a relief to no longer have to keep our spiffy new logo a secret. We unveiled our branding refresh this week, and the response has been extremely positive. We’ll be rolling out new merch and swag in the coming weeks and months. But...
Activist Check In: Overthrowing Big Money

Activist Check In: Overthrowing Big Money

Dear Activists, We missed last week’s check in due to Thanksgiving. So I’ll use this opportunity to say I’m grateful to be part of a powerful—and growing—movement for equity and justice. Together, we’re working to build a foundation for real...