Download your Deadline for Democracy postcards here On Tuesday, June 22, 2021, North Carolina Senators Thom Tillis and Richard Burr voted AGAINST the critical voting rights and democracy reform legislation known as the For The People Act (Senate bill S.1), in lock-step with every other Republican. This comes at a time when hundreds of voter…

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HB453 passed the Senate on Thursday, June 10. Please call and email Governor Roy Cooper *NOW* to tell him to veto HB 453! Call: (919) 814-2000 Email: https://governor.nc.gov/contact/contact-governor-cooper CALL/EMAIL SCRIPT (if no answer, please leave this as a message): Hello, Governor Cooper. My name is _________, I am one of your constituents, I live in…

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Asheville City Council put Reparations funding on the agenda for the Tuesday, June 8th meeting, and doubled the proposed funding amount to $2.1 million. It’s important to thank the City Council for taking this step and encourage them to take the next step forward and vote YES on the proposed funding for Reparations.

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North Carolina lawmakers continue to fast track dangerous legislation that would repeal background checks on unlicensed handgun sales. Tell your NC state senator to vote NO on HB 398!

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On May 8th, a coalition of voting rights advocates and groups will take part in a John Lewis National Day of Action to generate public support for restoring the effectiveness of the Voting Rights Act and address one of the greatest obstacles to the passage of civil and voting rights – the filibuster!

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The USDA, the federal agency that oversees forest policy, is asking for comments until April 29th on its plans pursuant to President Biden’s Executive Orders on Climate Change and Environmental Justice. We need to make our southern voices heard!

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The Buncombe County Commission will have its final discussion on an ordinance protecting LGBTQ residents on Tuesday, April 20, from 5-8 pm ET. Commissioners previously listened to public comment on the ordinance – it’s time for everyone to raise their voices in support of LGBTQ protections.

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Letters to the editor are some of the most powerful tools we have. They get our MOCs’ attention. And they increase public awareness about important issues. Right now we’re continuing to push for democracy reform via three critical issues: Passing the For The People Act Eliminating the Filibuster Adopting D.C. Statehood We’re gaining traction on…

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