We have everything we need to offer a decent quality of life to every single person in this country. Yet Black people are suffering and dying needlessly because there are decision makers in our government who don't care about us. In order to permanently change the conditions we’re protesting, we must shift who gets to make decisions in our society. That means we must claim our power as citizens, including as voters and as potential candidates for office.
OurCount is about ending generations of voter suppression policies by combining our protests with determined efforts to help as many people overcome unnecessary barriers to voting so we can (re-)elect leaders willing to rewrite unjust laws and pass better ones that make it easier for all of us to vote and live freely.
With all of the voter purges and other changes happening across the country, no voter can take their registration status for granted this election season — even if they've never had trouble voting in the past. Please register to vote or check your registration status now!
We teamed up with the cast & crew of Hamilton to explain five simple ways to build power this election season. Take a break to watch & share!
It’s crucial that state election officials count every vote. Tell state elections officials to count all ballots postmarked on or before election day.
Each trending tragedy underscores the critical importance of community organizing AND voter justice. Tell Congress to protect our elections now.