Showing posts tagged with: "democracy"

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NAMI: Mental Health is on the Ballot in 2020 . June 15, 2020

Guest blog by Brandon Graham, Senior Manager, Advocate Engagement for NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness. He collaborates with the Alliance’s state and local leaders to engage grassroots mental health advocates, including shepherding NAMI’s get-out-the-vote efforts (Vote4MentalHealth). Prior to joining NAMI, Brandon worked on various political campaigns and as a U.S. Senate staffer. He read more

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Justice for George Floyd Demands a Healthy Democracy . June 3, 2020

Our Statement on the George Floyd Protests Like many Americans, we have been rocked by the brutal death of George Floyd, yet encouraged by the protestors’ struggle for justice and real change, a struggle seen in communities across the nation. Times like these call on all of us to ask hard questions – and to read more

Partner Spotlight: The Arc . March 21, 2012

We’re pleased to introduce our newest 2012 national partner, The Arc! The Arc is the largest national community-based organization advocating for and serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. As a leader in disability rights, The Arc boasts more than 140,000 members and more than 700 state and local chapters. The Arc’s read more

Counteracting Campaign Cash . August 25, 2011

The Federal Election Commission’s approval of the Colbert Super PAC has turned some heads, and it also has plenty of people wondering just what a PAC is and does. With names that all seem to include “America” and references to apple pie, it’s no wonder people are confused. (If you want to get in on read more