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  • Moving from Rage to Action

    We are ready to translate our rage about the Supreme Court’s announcement this morning into action. There is no time to waste if we’re going to protect people’s freedom to make their own health care decisions. Most Americans, including those in rural areas, support comprehensive health care and an individual’s freedom to decide whether or not to have an abortion.

  • Rural Voters Surge to Polls - Elect Progressive Leader in Enfield, NC
    Voters in Enfield, North Carolina elected Mondale Robinson, a progressive champion and founder of the Black Male Voter Project. The election results show how rural leadership rooted in community relationships leads to progressive victories.
  • How Donors Can Build Progressive Power in Rural Areas
    Blue Tent features Rural Democracy Initiative in their case for funding rural civic engagement. 
  • Inside Philanthropy Highlights Rural Democracy Initiative
    Inside Philanthropy shares how to dramatically increase the impact of philanthropy. The article highlights Rural Democracy Initiative and our network of groups engaging and mobilizing voters.
  • Winning Jobs Narrative

    A narrative framework for working people across race and place

    Progressive policies drive job growth, provide opportunity, and build the middle class. But the Right Wing has held a consistent advantage in trust on jobs and the economy - which are typically among the top priorities for most Americans. That trust advantage appears to be part of what has drawn some working people - across race - to the Right in recent years.

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