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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Wednesday, May 06, 2020
CPC Co-Chair Rep. Pocan, Progressive Advocates Demand Congress Allocate $4 Billion for Election Assistance
Earlier today, Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chair Rep. Mark Pocan joined Stand Up America’s Sean Eldridge and Demos Action’s Laura Williamson for a press call demanding that Congress include $4 billion in the fourth COVID-19 response package for states to expand mail-in voting and implement...
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Monday, May 04, 2020
Stand Up America Joins “The Big Send” to Send 10 Million Letters to GOTV for November
The Big Send , a major volunteer campaign that aims to send 10 million handwritten letters in October asking voters to cast their ballot in the 2020 elections, will launched last week with a coalition of support from grassroots organizations spearheaded by Vote Forward. To meet the goal of 10...
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Thursday, April 30, 2020
Stand Up America Launches Campaign To Demand $4 Billion for Election Assistance in CARES 2.0
Today, progressive advocacy organization Stand Up America is announcing a new campaign ramping up efforts to pressure Congress to allocate $4 billion for vote-by-mail and other election assistance in CARES 2.0. The group is launching a nationwide digital organizing campaign to drive thousands of...
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Monday, April 27, 2020
Stand Up America: Senate Should Follow Pelosi’s Lead on Vote-By-Mail
After House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that she will be supporting vote-by-mail provisions in the next COVID-19 response package, Stand Up America Founder and President Sean Eldridge released the following statement: "Congress is running out of time to ensure that the chaos that happened in...
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Wednesday, April 15, 2020
On Anniversary of Tax March, Groups Demand Trump’s Tax Returns
On the third anniversary of the Tax March, after five years of Donald Trump failing to release his tax returns since he announced his run for president, Tax March Executive Director Maura Quint and Stand Up America Founder and President Sean Eldridge released the following statement: “The American...
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Thursday, April 09, 2020
Stand Up America: Senate Dems’ Relief Plan Falls Short Without Election Assistance Funding
After Senate Democrats unveiled a $500 billion, short-term coronavirus relief plan, Stand Up America Founder and President Sean Eldridge released the following statement: “While Congress works to provide economic relief to the American people and small businesses, lawmakers cannot ignore the impact...
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Friday, April 03, 2020
Chaos in Wisconsin Demonstrates Why Congress Must Fund Vote-By-Mail
After Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers announced he wanted to postpone Tuesday’s election and called state lawmakers into a special session to take up legislation, Stand Up America Founder and President Sean Eldridge released the following statement: “Voters should not be forced to choose between...
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Thursday, April 02, 2020
Advocates, Experts Demand Congress Provide More Election Assistance Funding Amidst Pandemic
Earlier today, advocates and experts from the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law, Common Cause, and the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights joined Stand Up America in urging Congress to immediately provide more election assistance funding to states during the coronavirus pandemic...
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Friday, March 27, 2020
Stand Up America: $400 Million Not Nearly Enough To Protect Elections As Coronavirus Crisis Accelerates
After both chambers of Congress passed a stimulus bill that includes $400 million in funding for states to implement vote-by-mail and other voting reforms, Stand Up America Founder and President Sean Eldridge released the following statement: “No voter should have to choose between protecting their...
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Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Stand Up America: Funding For National Vote-By-Mail Encouraging But Not Enough
Following reports that lawmakers reached a deal last night that included some funding for implementing vote-by-mail and other voting reforms in every state, Stand Up America Founder and President Sean Eldridge released the following statement: “This pandemic is a threat not only to our health and...
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