Wendy Fields

Wendy Fields is executive director of the Democracy Initiative, a coalition of 72 organizations representing civil rights, labor, environmental and other progressive voices all advocating for voting rights and fair elections is necessary to achieving transformative social change.

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Jane Fonda was not just lending her celebrity status. She was taking a personal risk and challenging all of us to create the space for massive, diverse, cross-sector civic engagement to end our fossil fuel dependency now. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) Views
Friday, October 25, 2019
#FireDrillFridays—Vote. Speak. Act.
I didn’t risk arrest lightly last Friday, as I joined partners and allies on the steps of the U.S. Capitol for the October 11 launch of Fire Drill Fridays — Vote. Speak. Act. — a series of climate change actions led by Jane Fonda. But I did not hesitate, because this is a fight that clearly...
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