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The BEST way to elect progressives is to invest in the grassroots organizing groups that are on the ground 24/7/365 doing the work to go beyond platitudes and instead are achieving public policy wins for normally marginalized people at the local, state and national levels.

They also help these people organize themselves so that they can advocate for their own priorities — a novel concept— which leads to them BEING and, importantly, FEELING empowered. This leads to increased trust in institutions and the political system, which in turn grows participation and voter turnout.

Take Action | Independent Restaurant Coalition

500,000 independent restaurants — small businesses — and 11 million jobs are at risk due to Covid, according to the Independent Restaurant Coalition. The restaurants, employees and suppliers are all in jeopardy, and communities will be deeply affected by closures. Urge the Senate to follow the House… More Take Action | Independent Restaurant Coalition See…

Whitmer signs Clean Slate Michigan, allowing automatic felony expungement

Whitmer signs legislation for automatic felony expungement Many more Michiganders are eligible to clear their criminal records. Whitmer signed bipartisan legislation into law in October. “Under the new law, people will be able to get up to two felonies and four misdemeanors automatically cleared…. More Whitmer signs Clean Slate Michigan, allowing automatic felony expungement See…