August 6, 2020 Press Releases

On Anniversary of VRA, Stand Up America Calls on Senate to Pass VRAA and HEROES Act

In 1965, Congress passed the seminal Voting Rights Act (VRA) to end the systematic disenfranchisement of Black voters across the country, but in 2013, a conservative majority on the Supreme Court permitted states to return to those racist, discriminatory practices by gutting it. Now, in 2020, as we face a national crisis and chaotic elections, that decision is preventing countless voters—especially those of color—from casting their ballots.

August 3, 2020 Press Releases

Progressive Groups: Election Funds Non-Negotiable In Next Relief Bill

Earlier today, Stand Up America Founder and President Sean Eldridge joined Fair Fight Action Founder Stacey Abrams and Indivisible Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director Leah Greenberg in demanding that election funding be a non-negotiable part of the final coronavirus relief package. As Congress continues negotiating this week, the leaders of the progressive organizations and voting rights groups demanded that Republicans work with Democrats in both chambers to allocate more federal funds for states to implement safe, fair, and accessible elections this fall.

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The COVID-19 pandemic poses an enormous threat to our democracy. We need Congress to allocate $4 billion now to expand vote-by-mail, early voting, and online voter registration. Call your senator now:

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