New Article: Our Democracy Requires Year-Round Work

Posted by Rise on June 22, 2021

On June 21, 2021, in Newsweek, Rise’s Mary-Pat Hector coauthored an op-ed with LaTosha Brown (founder of the Black Voters Matter Fund) and Nsé Ufot (CEO of The New Georgia Project): Our Democracy Requires Year-Round Work. Our organizations were the first to challenge Georgia’s voter suppression law in court as co-plaintiffs, and this piece argues that it will take all of us working together—advocates, business leaders, students and ordinary folks—to stop voter suppression and protect our democracy.

You can help by sharing Rise’s tweet with the op-ed (or sharing it with like-minded colleagues if you are not active on social) or publishing it from your own accounts and tagging our organizations (@RiseFreeOrg @BlackVotersMtr @NewGAProject). Please let us know if you have any input or feedback you’d like to share, and thank you for the good work you are leading to defend democracy (Max Lubin,

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