We believe democracy is worth the fight.

Democracy Forward was created to stop attacks on our democratic values – including efforts to censor free speech and ban books. Tell us: Has your community been affected by a book ban or right-wing attempt to censor free speech?

Our winning strategy

Innovative legal strategies, targeted expertise and an engaged community

Hope is hard to come by in the current fight for democracy, but it is essential as we work to turn the tide against attacks on worker's rights. And, our strategy is winning.


Actions filed to hold bad actors' feet to the fire

We defend positive policies from right-wing attacks in the courts.


States where we’ve made a difference

We work at all levels to counter negative trends and support positive change.


Clients and partners engaged

We advance progressive legal theory through coordinated partner engagement.