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Contacting Your Elected Officials 101

It’s easy to forget that elected officials serve the public when it’s so difficult to get in touch with them. A functioning democracy requires communication with them at all levels; local, state, and federal.

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The History of Racial Gerrymandering

Racial gerrymandering has impacted minority communities by suppressing votes and representation for over a century. The Voting Rights Act of 1965 made racial gerrymandering illegal, but partisan gerrymandering continues to deprive communities of fair representation.

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Women in Politics: 50 Years of Progress in U.S. Politics

From women-focused legislature to the first woman Vice President, the last 50 years for women in politics have been extremely significant. Women have succeeded and broken multiple barriers, inspiring women and girls to continue making changes for a brighter future. Follow the timeline below to learn more about how far we’ve come.

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In America, elections should reflect the will of the people, not elected officials. We all want our voices to be heard in determining the future of our communities.

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