If lawmakers are serious about combating systemic racism and living up to the ideals our country was founded on, they must restore the Voting Rights Act. Without this crucial safeguard against voter suppression, voters all across the country will continue to face racially discriminatory obstacles to voting.
As our community works to process the senseless acts of police brutality against Black people and systemic racism in our country, we want to address one question in particular: Why is it wrong to say "all lives matter"?
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted traditional get-out-the-vote tactics -- so it’s up to organizers and activists like us to get creative. You can play a key role in turning Americans out this year by writing letters to unlikely voters. With the stakes this high, we must make sure every voice is heard on Election Day.
Town Hall Project and AARP have come together to create a map of aid groups in every state who are organizing volunteers to help anyone who is at risk and the workers who are on the front lines of this fight. If you want to help, or you need help yourself, you can click here to search their map and find a group near you.