ACDP NEWS November 21, 2020

The New York Times Why Charges Against Protesters Are Being Dismissed by the Thousands Prosecutors declined to pursue many of the cases because they concluded the protesters were exercising their basic civil rights. By Neil MacFarquhar Nov. 19, 2020LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Matt Kaufmann loved bringing real-world issues into his classroom, but he never expected he wouldContinue reading “ACDP NEWS November 21, 2020”

ACDP NEWS November 20, 2020

With NC Setting Dangerous COVID Highs, Cooper Says Local Governments Must Act Written BySarah Ovaska Originally PublishedNovember 17, 2020 5:19 pm EST SHARE TWEET LINKGov. Roy CooperGov. Roy Cooper urged local governments in some communities to consider new coronavirus restrictions as the virus spreads. (Image via NC DPS) State officials tout new county alert system that pinpoints countiesContinue reading “ACDP NEWS November 20, 2020”

ACDP NEWS November 19, 2020

Volunteer in Georgia for the Senate Runoff Elections! Sign Up! We have the opportunity to flip the Senate blue if we win both of Georgia’s Senate runoff races. Sign up to volunteer with Georgia Democrats and help elect Reverend Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff and take back the Senate! What’s a Runoff, and Why AreContinue reading “ACDP NEWS November 19, 2020”

ACDP NEWS November 18, 2020

Volunteer in Georgia for the Senate Runoff Elections! Sign Up! We have the opportunity to flip the Senate blue if we win both of Georgia’s Senate runoff races. Sign up to volunteer with Georgia Democrats and help elect Reverend Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff and take back the Senate! Recessed Meeting11/18/2020 10:00 AMZOOM MEETING RecessedContinue reading “ACDP NEWS November 18, 2020”

ACDP NEWS November 17, 2020

Need Health Insurance? The ACA Marketplace Is Now Open Until Dec. 15. Written ByKeya Vakil Last UpdatedNovember 13, 2020 1:19 pm EST Originally PublishedNovember 12, 2020 1:27 pm EST SHARE TWEET LINKOpen enrollment through Healthcare.gov is open until Dec. 15. Image via Shutterstock While prices can get quite high for some plans, nearly 9 in 10 adults willContinue reading “ACDP NEWS November 17, 2020”

ACDP NEWS November 16, 2020

Cardinal and Pine Every Vote Counts: NC’s Chief Justice Race is Down to the Wire Written BySarah Ovaska Last UpdatedNovember 14, 2020 9:58 am EST Originally PublishedNovember 13, 2020 3:52 pm EST SHARE TWEET LINKNC Chief Justice RaceChief Justice Cheri Beasley (center) of the NC Supreme Court, with her Republican challenger Paul Newby beside her. (Photo from BeasleyContinue reading “ACDP NEWS November 16, 2020”

ACDP NEWS November 15, 2020

Truthout Op-Ed Grassroots Organizing Defeated Trump. Now We Must Out-Organize Trumpism. This was a historic election in so many ways: at least 148 million people voted (and counting!), which is roughly 62 percent of eligible voters. This is the highest turnout since at least 1968, and while turnout was high for both presidential candidates, Democrats won the presidencyContinue reading “ACDP NEWS November 15, 2020”

ACDP NEWS November 14, 2020

Grassroots Organizers Flipped Georgia Blue. Here’s How They Did It. BYAnoa Changa, TruthoutPUBLISHEDNovember 12, 2020SHAREShare via FacebookShare via TwitterShare via Email Georgia flipping blue may have caught some people by surprise, but to those organizing on the ground for the past several years, this moment was always a possibility. As the media look for quick explanations to regainContinue reading “ACDP NEWS November 14, 2020”

ACDP NEWS November 13, 2020

Brennan Center For Justice Mass Incarceration Has Been a Driving Force of Economic Inequality The wealth gap has disproportionately affected Black communities for decades. Covid-19 and our criminal justice system has only made it grow. Ames Grawert Terry-Ann Craigie  November 4, 2020 As people struggle with the economic fallout of Covid-19, there’s a growing sense that the economyContinue reading “ACDP NEWS November 13, 2020”

ACDP NEWS November 12, 2020

Incoming commissioners mum on race-related ordinances Dean-Paul StephensTimes-News0:001:00https://imasdk.googleapis.com/js/core/bridge3.423.0_en.html#goog_271558743 Many of the Triad’s incoming county officials are choosing to remain mum about their thoughts concerning ordinances directly addressing racial strife in their respective communities. This comes as a number of communities throughout the state have responded to the summer of protests, brought on by the extrajudicialContinue reading “ACDP NEWS November 12, 2020”