Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s family will honor the civil rights leader on Monday by demanding action on federal voting rights legislation. In solidarity, the Community Coalition on Race asks members of our community to find ways to take personal action in support of voting rights. To learn more and to support regional and national efforts on voting rights, visit these organizations below:
Fair Fight is fighting anti-voter bills across the country and working to pass federal legislation to protect the freedom to vote
League of Women Voters, Fighting voter suppression to protect every American’s right to vote, challenging those who seek to restrict Black, brown, female, and other voices in our democracy.
Common Cause wins concrete, pro-democracy reforms that break down barriers to participation, ensure each of us has an equal voice and vote, and rebuild trust in our government.
The NAACP Legal Defense Fund The Premier Legal Organization Fighting for Racial Justice. See their page on VOTING RIGHTS AND THE FIERCE URGENCY OF NOW.
Black Voters Matter advocates for policies to expand voting rights/access, including expanded early voting, resisting voter ID, re-entry restoration of rights and strengthening the Voting Rights Act.
ACLU NJ Free elections are essential to democracy. The ACLU-NJ protects everyone’s right to vote.