Skip to main content

Sign up for our newsletter.

Quality journalism. Progressive values. Direct to your inbox.

For Immediate Release


Anushka Sarkar,

Press Release

Ahead of Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Historic Confirmation Hearings, Stand Up America Urges the Senate to Swiftly Confirm Her to the Supreme Court


As the Senate begins confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, Stand Up America’s Executive Director Christina Harvey remarked on the historic moment and urged the Senate to quickly confirm her to the bench:

“This week, Americans will witness Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s path to becoming the first Black woman to serve on the nation’s highest court, an institution long dominated by white men. From the moment Judge Jackson was announced as President Biden’s nominee, it was clear her exceptional qualifications and experience as a public defender would bring an invaluable perspective to the Supreme Court. 
“Senate Republicans have stumbled over themselves to justify their opposition to this supremely qualified candidate. Instead of carrying out their constitutionally mandated duty to ‘advise and consent,’ they’re choosing to lie and fearmonger. President Biden has honored his promise to nominate a justice to the Court that truly reflects the American public, and now the Senate must do its part by confirming Ketanji Brown Jackson.”


Stand Up America is a progressive advocacy organization with over two million community members across the country. Focused on grassroots advocacy to strengthen our democracy and oppose Trump’s corrupt agenda, Stand Up America has driven over 600,000 phone calls to Congress and mobilized tens of thousands of protestors across the country.

'Bloodbath': At Least 6 Dead, Dozens Wounded in Mass Shooting at Illinois July 4th Parade

"What freedom do we have if we fear being gunned down at a parade?" asked one progressive politician horrified by the reported carnage.

Brett Wilkins ·

On This July 4th, Abortion Rights Movement Says 'We're Not in the Mood for Fireworks'

"If we don’t have the ability to make decisions about if, when, and how to grow our families—we don't have freedom."

Brett Wilkins ·

Deadly Glacier Collapse in Italy 'Linked Directly to Climate Change'

At least seven people were killed when a glacier slid down a mountainside near a popular climbing route in the Alps on Sunday.

Julia Conley ·

'Organized Whitewash': US Claims Israeli Military's Murder of Journalist Not Intentional

"The odds that those responsible for the killing of Shireen Abu Akleh will be held to account are all but nonexistent," said the human rights group B'Tselem in response to findings of U.S. State Department.

Brett Wilkins ·

Hundreds March in Akron Enraged by Police Killing of Jayland Walker

"The police can do whatever they want," said one local resident through tears. "They can take our children's lives and think it's okay."

Julia Conley ·

Common Dreams Logo