In the week leading up to the Democracy Awakening, hundreds of activists fighting for voting rights, labor rights, and and end to corporate control of our government have been arrested at the U.S. Capitol as part of the massive Democracy Spring mobilization. Every American deserves and equal voice in government. One person, one vote. This is the simple, powerful message of Democracy Spring.
CWA is proud to be among the organizations joining Democracy Spring and the Democracy Initiative to lead actions in April. Democracy Initiative Chair and former CWA President Larry Cohen explains, “Congress’ refusal to take action on voting rights, money in politics, and the pending Supreme Court nomination is systematically undermining our democracy and denying the American people an equal voice in our political process. This is the time to stand up and fight back. We need solutions for the real problems people face – massive student debt, jobs without real benefits, and equal pay for women.”
On April 16-18, CWA Next Generation members will be joining the teach-ins, the massive rally in DC, and risking arrest to demand a Congress of Conscience. Please follow us on Facebook and Twitter if you can’t be in DC, and get the word out: #DemocracyAwakens #1u #CWANextGen