NCLC 2018 In Review

 
 
 
 
 
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Citizen Uprising

The movement for equal representation will be won with local action by citizens across our nation. Learn how you can participate.

 
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I can't say enough about the support and the respect that we get from American Promise toward making our local efforts successful.

- Ellen Greene Bush, Citizen Leader

 Citizen Leader, CB Pearson, accepts an award on behalf of Sen. Jon Tester

Citizen Leader, CB Pearson, accepts an award on behalf of Sen. Jon Tester

Members of Wyoming Promise accept their Citizen Leadership Award

 Use these resources to learn more about how your local and state action can support the movement for equal representation for all American.

 
 
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Writing the 28th Amendment

A constitutional amendment is a long-term, time-tested way for citizens to alter the course of our nation. Learn more about what the amendment process entails.

 

Adam Winkler, Professor of Constitutional Law, UCLA (left), and Greg Moore, Executive Director of the NAACP National Voter Fund (right).

Michele Jawando, Vice President of the Center for American Progress

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The Constitution begins ‘We the people…’ not ‘We the corporations…’

- Fmr. Congressman Jim Leach, (R-Iowa)

Learn more about the reasons to support a constitutional amendment to establish equal representation, and read about the process to get us there.

 

 
 
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Equal Representation

The movement for equal representation must include Americans of every age, race, political persuasion and location. Learn more about how we are building an inclusive, diverse movement.

 
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Our Congress is not taking much initiative to protect us, and I think that’s largely due to the fact that they’re getting money from the NRA.

- Noah Damiani, recent graduate of Marjory Stoneman Douglas Highschool

Citizen Leader Rod Morrison (left), and Jasmine Gomez of Free Speech for People (right)

American Promise Citizen Empowerment Coordinator Wambui Gatheru (left) and Citizen Leader Schelley Stokes (right)

 Americans from all walks of life must come together to demand equal representation, no matter how much money we make. Read citizens’ thoughts and how to bring more people to the table.

 

 
 
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We The People

Our movement comprises organizations across political parties and with many goals. Read more about our partners and how we are working together to ensure a system where citizens, not money, govern.

 
 John Bonifaz, President of Free Speech for People (left) and Wendy Fields, Executive Director of Democracy Initiative (right)

John Bonifaz, President of Free Speech for People (left) and Wendy Fields, Executive Director of Democracy Initiative (right)

 Vicki Harrison, Executive Director of Common Cause New Mexico

Vicki Harrison, Executive Director of Common Cause New Mexico

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We need to start bringing in new people... they may not be of the same political persuasion, but I guarantee you they want common sense approaches to the problems we're trying to deal with here.

- Francis Johnson, President of Take Back Our Republic

Our movement requires collaboration among many groups and every political persuasion. Read about the cross-partisan support the 28th Amendment has earned.

 

 
 
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