This Holiday Season, OUR Walmart Demands $15/hr, Real Raises for Long-Term Employees and Full-Time Hours for Associates

Madeline Chambers is a mother, OUR Walmart leader, and Walmart associate of two years living with two kids in Gastonia, NC. OUR Walmart improves the lives of workers in the country’s largest employer and job sector and is… Read More

Fighting for our future: How NARAL members are mobilizing for reproductive freedom

For more than four decades, Roe v. Wade promised the right to legal, safe abortion care. But that promise, more often than not, doesn’t square with reality. The reality is that for many, access to abortion care is… Read More

Millennials and the Midterms: The Potential Power of the RAE

I’m 25. When I get the question “what do you do?” from people my age, I excitedly explain that I work at a non-profit that focuses on voting. Unfortunately, I hear responses like… voting doesn’t actually matter… there’s… Read More

Women of Color are Giving the Nation Something to Hope For

Editor’s Note: Aimee and her team at She the People just put on an amazing summit in San Francisco where they brought together visionary women of color from across the country, including Alicia Garza, Ai-jen Poo, Linda Sarsour,… Read More

Making our elections work for everyone: How to protect the vote this November and every election

The 2018 midterm election is one of the most important midterms in decades. It’s the first since the presidency was decided by just 80,000 votes. And it’s the first midterm election since voter turnout scraped by at the… Read More

What is Rise for Climate and why you should participate

Editor’s note: This piece is adapted from a post originally published by 350.org. Wildfires. Mudslides. Drought. In California, we’ve seen the terror that insufficient action on climate change has wrought – just like in the rest of the… Read More

Transgender people’s rights and lives are under threat. Transgender Law Center is fighting back.

We are in a moment of intense violence and hatred, and there is a lot of fear in transgender and gender nonconforming communities. The number of transgender women of color murdered continues horrifically to rise. We are criminalized… Read More

Defund the Agencies that Are Incarcerating Immigrants and Terrorizing Communities of Color

We all felt our hearts drop and fill with horror as we listened to the audio of children detained at the border crying out for their parents. For many immigrant families living in the United States, the sounds… Read More

LGBTQ people in the U.S. must be counted in the census

Although this administration continually refuses to recognize it, LGBTQ people across the nation have celebrated June as Pride Month since transgender women of color and other activists fought for their lives at the Stonewall Riots in 1969. Pride… Read More

It’s time to end Trump’s blank check for war

72 hours after the 9/11 attacks, every Member of Congress, save one, Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA), voted to give then-President Bush the authority to go to war against the perpetrators of those attacks. 17 years later, that authority… Read More