Challenges to our democracy: what's next for the media?
December 9, 2016
Please join us for the first of Common Cause/ New York's John Gardner Breakfast Series on the challenges facing our democracy, bringing together leading speakers, thinkers, and elected officials from across the political spectrum to explore solutions and stimulate thought and discussion.
Helping New Yorkers Register to Vote
August 11, 2016
Recap of voter registration drive at Brooklyn Flea.
Common Cause Urges Census Bureau to Count Prisoners in Home Localities, Not Prisons
June 30, 2016
The Census Bureau plans to count 2 million prisoners in a way that discriminates against other Americans
The importance of voter registration
June 29, 2016
"This is not a conversation for the back burner ," Assemblywoman Latrice Walker said about voting rights at the Brooklyn NAACP Voter Engagement Conference on a recent Saturday morning. With panels of accomplished attorneys, politicians, and civil rights activists, members of the Brooklyn community gathered to discuss the NAACP Brooklyn Votes campaign and efforts to engage voters throughout the greater New York City area.
New York Lawmakers Advance Drive for a Constitutional Amendment Reversing Citizens United
June 15, 2016
Common Cause praised New York legislators who crossed party lines to urge Congress to pass a constitutional amendment