The DI Report

Here is some inspiration to share from International Women's Day and #ADayWithoutAWoman:


The DI Report

Today is International Women's Day

"A stronger, more reflective democracy is only achieved 
when women are part of the equation."  (Click to Tweet)

Press Release


Michelle C. Whittaker, Director of Communications, 202-567-6103

March  14, 2017


Groups Urge Full Senate Hearing on Judge Gorsuch
Given Trump Administration’s Poor Track Record for Vetting


 The Democracy Initiative is pleased to announce that Michelle Whittaker will join the DI team as Director of Communications/Digital Media. We are fortunate to have been able to hire Michelle who is an experienced communications professional who has dedicated her career to building public awareness around issues affecting social justice and democracy.


Monday, February 6th, the DI hosted a Tele-Town on SCOTUS Nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch. DI Executive Director Wendy Fields was joined by Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR), and Greenpeace USA Executive Director Annie Leonard. 

Annie Leonard detailed the strength of the resistance in the first few weeks of President Trump's Administration in reaction to a number of his executive orders and his nominees.

Thanks to the resistance, the administration and GOP led congress have:

Press Release

For Immediate Release                                                               

January 27, 2017                                                                                                              



Monisha Som, 202.448.0219


Democracy Initiative Calls on Democratic Senators to Debate Each Trump Nominee for 30 Hours