Making sure that every American has the freedom to thrive—no matter their race, ethnicity or wealth—includes ensuring they each have a voice in our democracy. The Freedom to Vote Act would promote early voting, same-day voter registration and online voter registration, end partisan gerrymandering, strengthen election security and crack down on dark money donors. But we need the Senate to pass it. Tell your Senator: Support S. 2747, the Freedom to Vote Act.
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Now is the time to fulfill the promise of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program. Your story and PSLF experience matters! Take action and send a message to President Biden, Secretary Cardona, and the Department of Education to eliminate student debt for public service workers.
The Equality Act would ensure that LGBTQ people can work and live without fear or threat of discrimination—a crucial step forward for all Americans. Tell your senator to pass act now.
After years of disinvestment, and then the pandemic, it is vitally important for us to invest in school infrastructure. Funding must be a part of the Build Back Better package to rebuild and strengthen our nation, as well as state and local tax deductions that adequately fund public services.
School investment, green infrastructure, state and local taxes, Child Tax Credit and job training need to be part of the upcoming Build Back Better package.