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ADA: Updates (via Facebook)

It is our policymakers’ job to ensure voting systems are secure and work for all voters, especially when there’s a crisis like this pandemic. What we’ve seen this primary season has been a wakeup call for our democracy. These tragedies can’t happen again. #ProtectOurVote #VRA55 ...

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The HEROES Act recognizes the scale of the challenge before us and allocates $3.6 billion to states to make the changes and updates we need to make it possible for every eligible voter in America to cast a ballot and have it counted. Time for the Senate to #ProtectOurVote. #VRA55 ...

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As we celebrate 55 years of the Voting Rights Act, our work to ensure access to the ballot isn’t over. We need Congress to #ProtectOurVote, and we need states to give voters a clear range of options in November. Voters shouldn’t have to choose between their health & vote. #VRA55 ...

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Today marks 55 years since President Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act into law and we’re still fighting modern-day forms of voter suppression. On #VRA55, we must urge our lawmakers to #ProtectOurVote and fund our elections. Our democracy can’t wait! ...

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The Senate is considering the next round of coronavirus relief and we MUST make sure that paid sick, family and medical leave is included in the package. If we want to slow the spread and reopen the country safely then every worker must be able to take time off work when sick without fear of losing their job. Join us today at 3pm eastern at the Rally for Paid Leave! ...

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Donald Trump and Betsy DeVos are trying to force schools to fully reopen this fall, even as COVID infections and deaths surge across the country. Thousands of students, parents, educators and allies are joining together TODAY for a National Day of Resistance to Demand the Safe, Healthy and Equitable Reopening of schools. Visit www.demandsafeschools.org to pledge your support. #DemandSafeSchools ...

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ADA: What You Should Know

ADA Awards Gala. Register today!

Join us September 23rd in DC to honor progressive champions such as Leo Gerard of the United Steel Workers, Journalist E.J. Dionne, and Author/Activist Yolanda Caraway. Register HERE. 

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ADA Fireside Chats

ADA is doing weekly Fireside Chats on different topics. Join us at 8pm eastern. CLICK HERE TO WATCH LIVE or on ADA's Facebook Page HERE. View last week's ADA Fireside Chat HERE.

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ADA Time Machine

Check out this interesting exchange between Daniel Patrick Moynihan and John Kenneth Galbraith about ADA Membership. https://adaction.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/ADAGalbraithMoynihan1970.pdf

Check back from time to time to see other ADA History.

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