Our Partners

The Democracy Initiative is a network of 58 civil rights, environmental, labor, and civic organizations formed to restore the core principles of democracy and political equality.

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DI Board Members in Action

The Board of Directors of the Democracy Initiative express their sincere appreciation to NAACP President Cornell W. Brooks for his strong leadership in the fight to advance pro-democracy reforms.
Annie Leonard (Greenpeace) and Karen Hobert Flynn (Common Cause) share exciting changes to the DI board and coalition structure as we enter this next phase of our work and begin to mobilize members around the Democracy 365 vision.
Greenpeace’s Executive Director and Democracy Initiative Board Member, Annie Leonard wrote a letter to the Office of Governmental Ethics expressing concerns and thousands of people called into the OGE flooding their phone lines .

Latest News

A Statement on the Appointment of Robert Mueller as Special Counsel FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE...
SCOTUS denies request to appeal Fourth Circuit Court's ruling on North Carolina’s discriminatory voter ID law; Time to mobilize 10,000 for AVR; Week of action in Howard County (MD) for Citizen's Election Fund; and People take to the streets in Pennsylvania to expand voter power through AVR, gift bans, and fair districts.
The Democracy Initiative (DI) is pleased to welcome David Sanchez as the Outreach and Engagement Coordinator and Elana Orbuch as Program Assistant and Office Manager.

Initiative Updates

We have a new format for the Weekly Update that organizes mobilizing opportunities by...
Vote-by-mail, fair elections, the People's Climate March and more local and state action to build our democracy movement.
Pro-democracy reforms to blunt the influence of money and encourage more voters to participate advance at the local and state level. Key actions on voting rights and campaign finance in Maryland, D.C., and across the country!

"The Democracy Initiative was created to change the way we think about our democracy, by empowering millions of people to shake off their frustration, join together, and make their voices heard. This change won’t take place overnight. Building a movement takes perseverance and over the course of days, weeks, and years, the movement will grow stronger as Americans see the power of collective action."

Tefere Gebre, Executive Vice President at AFL-CIO