Catie Jacobson (left), Mitchell Pinsky, and Talia LeVine. Images via subjects; graphic treatment by Denzel Boyd for COURIER
Why Students Organizing to End Gun Violence Are Helping to Register New Voters

Activists with Students Demand Action are working to register 100,000 new young voters before the November election.

Poll worker Amirun Nessa, seated right, assists voters in Brooklyn, NY. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
Longtime Poll Workers Share Why They’re Scared to Volunteer for 2020

Most poll workers are over the age of 60, but with the coronavirus pandemic showing no signs of slowing down, many long-time volunteers are questioning whether they can safely work this year.

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‘It Made Me Feel Really Powerful’: What Voting for the First Time Was Like for These Women

To commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the 19th Amendment, COURIER asked women from various backgrounds to talk about their first time voting.

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Today Is the 55th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act. Here’s What You Can Do.

If you’re looking to help increase voter turnout as the general election draws closer, here are a few groups to check out.

Cancel Student Debt During COVID-19? It Could Happen.

Student debt cancellation has grown in both popularity and political viability over the past year, and particularly so amid the coronavirus crisis.

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The #CancelRent Movement Is Growing

It’s an issue that touches Americans all over the country.

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Workers Are Taking Jobs on the Frontlines Because They Have No Other Options

“My boss told us if we needed to find other jobs we could do it, but I need to keep my job where I'm kind of furloughed because I also still have both my sons on my health insurance. So I had to try to balance it all out."