Action Alerts

#FamiliesBelongTogether—Attend a June 30 Event!

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Donald Trump and his administration are cruelly separating children from their families. But we won’t allow it to continue. On June 30, we’re rallying in Washington, D.C., and around the country to tell Donald Trump and his administration to stop separating kids from their parents! Trump and his administration have been systematically criminalizing immigration and … Read More

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Vote Happening Today: Tell Senators to Oppose Ken Marcus for Education Civil Rights Office

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Take Action: The Senate will likely vote TODAY on the confirmation of Kenneth Marcus to be Assistant Secretary of the Office for Civil Rights. Marcus has shown neither the ability nor the willingness to stand up for the civil rights of all students. Call your senators (202-224-3121) and urge them to oppose his confirmation. The … Read More

Categories: Action Alerts, Education

Unnecessary and Misguided: The Protect and Serve Act

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Take Action: It’s Police Week, and Congress is moving forward with ill-conceived legislation that could make relations between communities and police worse, not better. Call your representative today (202-224-3121) and tell them to vote NO on the Protect and Serve Act. The Protect and Serve Act, which could come up on the House floor for … Read More

Categories: Action Alerts, Criminal Justice

Your call is needed to protect justice reform TODAY!

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Take Action: The FIRST STEP Act – a prison reform-only bill that fails to make meaningful reforms to our justice system– is scheduled for a vote in the House Judiciary Committee this Wednesday. Call members of the House Judiciary Committee now and tell them to oppose this sham legislation. The Issue The FIRST STEP Act … Read More

Categories: Action Alerts, Criminal Justice

Call now to support sentencing reform!

Monday, February 12, 2018

Take Action: On February 15, the bipartisan Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act (S. 1917) was voted out of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Now, call your Senators (202) 224- 3121 and urge them to pass the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act without delay!  The Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act (S. 1917) is a long-overdue, bipartisan bill that … Read More

Categories: Action Alerts, Criminal Justice

It’s not too late. Protect Dreamers today!

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Take Action: The Senate has failed to act to protect thousands of Dreamers, leaving their fate undetermined. Call your members of congress now (888-908-6307), and tell them to take action and protect Dreamers!  When President Trump rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, he threw the country into crisis and caused hundreds of thousands … Read More

Categories: Action Alerts, Immigration

Call your senators and insist that they #DropDreiband

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Take Action: On January 8, President Trump renominated Eric Dreiband to head the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division. One thing was clear during his hearing in September, Dreiband is unsuited to head this crucial federal agency. Call your senators today [(202) 224-3121] and insist that they oppose this nomination! A history of undermining civil rights … Read More

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10 Actions That You Can Take to Stop White Supremacy & Stand Up for Civil and Human Rights

Monday, August 21, 2017

Take Action: The horrific events in Charlottesville, VA, and the Trump administration’s lack of condemnation of white supremacists, serve as a tragic reminder that we must come together and take action. Here are 10 ways to join people across the country in confronting and ending hate – share the graphic with your friends and family! … Read More

Categories: Action Alerts, Civil Rights Enforcement