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Would you like to help us build a government of the people, by the people and for the people of North Carolina? If so, here are some ways you can take action NOW to help. And if you want to be notified immediately whenever we issue a new call to action, click here to automatically subscribe to our Take Action feed via email or many other delivery options.

Tell Your Reps: Support SB554 and HB714, the Fair Redistricting Study Bills

North Carolina has a long history of lawmakers drawing voting districts in ways that weaken the political power of voters, especially Black voters. Our state desperately needs a new and fair redistricting process to restore faith in our democracy. An innovative new bill filed on March 30 — Senate Bill 554 — would provide just [...]

By | 2017-04-11T13:34:35+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Home Slider, Link-of-the-Day, Take Action Now!|0 Comments

GET IN FORMATION: Democracy Summer

Democracy Summer is an innovative internship program that exposes young leaders to new ideas and political movements, teaching them how to organize people around a shared vision for a better democracy in our state. The program also equips young people with lifelong skills that they can use to work for positive social change in their [...]

By | 2017-03-19T10:00:33+00:00 February 24th, 2017|Link-of-the-Day, Take Action Now!, Tales From The Frontline|0 Comments

Become a Digital Democracy Defender (#3D)

Democracy NC's Digital Democracy Defenders (or #3D) is our online team that amplifies our most important messages on social media by helping us say it together. Sign up now for updates on how to spread the Democracy North Carolina word where you already are — on social media — and help build a political system [...]

ACT: Tell Cooper & Stein to Take a Simple Step to Strengthen Voting

North Carolina's new Governor and Attorney General could take one simple step to protect voting rights in our state: Gov. Roy Cooper and A.G. Josh Stein could withdraw the State’s official request asking the U.S. Supreme Court to bring back the state’s Monster Voting Law. Take one simple step — contact Cooper and Stein and [...]

ACT: Sign the Petition to End Illegal Gerrymandering

It's a simple concept: voters should pick their representatives, not the other way around. In an effort to make North Carolina's elections fair, reduce political divides, and stop racial gerrymandering (and the endless litigation that follows), Democracy North Carolina joins our coalition partners to support legislation that establishes an independent commission to create voting districts [...]

NEXT STEPS: Join Us for the 11th Annual Moral March

Join us for the 11th annual Moral March on Raleigh and HKonJ People's Assembly on February 11, 2017. This annual mass mobilization of the Historic Thousands on Jones St. Coalition brings together justice-loving people from across the state and nation to stand against attacks on the people of North Carolina and continues the fight for [...]

LOD: Pope’s Poverty Cycle

Art Pope, owner of the Roses and Maxway stores and Gov. Pat McCrory’s Budget Director, is the poster child of what one extremely wealthy individual can do to twist an entire state’s public policy in a racially divisive, ultra-conservative direction. Read more here. Pope literally depends on the black community to finance his political operation; [...]

LOD: Amplify Your Voice!

Hundreds of every day North Carolinians are meeting with lawmakers in Raleigh today, advocating for things like economic and social justice, access to quality, affordable healthcare, ending violence against women and protecting voting rights. Lobby days are more important than ever. It is vital that concerned citizens to come together to walk the legislature's halls, [...]

By | 2017-01-03T12:05:22+00:00 April 9th, 2013|Link-of-the-Day, Take Action Now!, Voting Rights|0 Comments