Stand Up America

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.

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Thursday, August 06, 2020
Progressives Call On Democrats To Stay Firm On Election Funding, Reject Any Deal That Omits It
Today, as Congress continues negotiations this week for the next relief package, Stand Up America issued the following joint statement with Color of Change, Indivisible, Let America Vote / End Citizens United Action Fund, and Public Citizen: “Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans are willfully...
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Friday, July 31, 2020
Progressive Groups To Congress: Election Funds Non-Negotiable in Next Relief Bill
On Monday, August 3, Stand Up America’s Sean Eldridge will host a press call with Fair Fight Action Founder Stacey Abrams and Indivisible Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director Leah Greenberg to demand that election funding be a non-negotiable part of the final coronavirus relief package. This week,...
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Thursday, July 30, 2020
Stand Up America: Trump’s Efforts To Undermine Election Show He’s An Existential Threat
In response to Donald Trump once again lying about voter fraud and suggesting delaying November's presidential election, Stand Up America Founder and President Sean Eldridge issued the following statement: “As his latest comments show, Trump poses an existential threat to our democracy. While he...
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Thursday, July 23, 2020
30 Groups Join "Protect the Results" Coalition To Mobilize Americans If Trump Refuses To Concede
Today, Indivisible and Stand Up America are announcing that more than 30 advocacy groups and grassroots organizations have joined Protect the Results , a new project creating the infrastructure needed to mobilize millions of Americans should Donald Trump contest the election results, refuse to...
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Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Stand Up America Urges Lawmakers To Pass Automatic Voter Registration in NYS
Today, Stand Up America released the following statement in support of passing S8806 in the New York State Senate and A8280C in the New York State Assembly: “If we want New York to be a progressive leader on issues like health care, climate action, and economic fairness, then we need every eligible...
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Thursday, July 09, 2020
SCOTUS Confirms Trump Not Above The Law, Progressive Groups Respond
Today, the Supreme Court issued its decision in two cases related to Trump’s financial records, Trump v. Vance and Trump v. Mazars. On April 15, 2017, more than 125,000 people participated in the Tax March in 30 cities across the country to demand Trump release his tax returns and be transparent...
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Wednesday, July 01, 2020
Progressive Groups Call on Senate to Pass $3.6 Billion for Election Assistance Funding Before Recess
Today, Stand Up America issued the following joint statement with Common Cause, Fair Fight Action, Indivisible, Let America Vote / End Citizens United Action Fund, MoveOn, Public Citizen, and The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights demanding that the Senate immediately approve...
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Friday, June 26, 2020
Stand Up America Applauds House Democrats’ Passage of H.R. 51
Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 51, marking a historic step toward full representation for the more than 700,000 residents in D.C., a majority of them Black and Brown. In response, Stand Up America Founder and President Sean Eldridge issued the following statement: “We applaud...
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Thursday, June 25, 2020
The Leadership Conference, Stand Up America Call for Passage of VRAA and Election Assistance Funding
On the anniversary today of the Shelby County v. Holder case through which the U.S. Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and upended decades of progress, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights President and CEO Vanita Gupta and Stand Up America Founder and President Sean...
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Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Stand Up America Condemns Trump’s Baseless Attacks On Mail-In Voting
After Donald Trump took to Twitter this morning to threaten several states over mail-in voting, Stand Up America Founder and President Sean Eldridge released the following statement: “These attacks on mail-in voting by Donald Trump are not only inaccurate, they are incredibly dangerous. “By...
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