Get involved! SPLC Action has sent the below emails calling on lawmakers and leaders to take action by establishing precautions to protect people from the impacts of COVID-19.
APRIL 24, 2020
Creating a stimulus package that benefits us all
Congress must make sure the next stimulus package includes protections and supports for workers, public schools and students, families who are struggling to make ends meet, voters, immigrants and people who are incarcerated.
APRIL 10, 2020
Demand that ICE protect the health and safety of detained immigrants
While communities across the country are taking steps to stem spread of COVID-19, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is recklessly exposing the 35,000 people held in its detention centers to the risk of infection and even death. Those thousands of people cannot wait.
APRIL 7, 2020
Release people from jails and prisons now
While millions of people across Florida are doing their part to stem the COVID-19 pandemic by “social distancing,” there are almost 100,000 incarcerated people in the state who are at serious risk and simply can’t practice such precautionary measures.
MARCH 25, 2020
Florida coronavirus community action
SPLC Action joined a number of community-based organizations to make sure everyone in the state of Florida is protected during the coronavirus outbreak.
MARCH 23, 2020
The relief package must focus on working families
Things are moving quickly, and Congress is working on a spending bill to address the economic devastation caused by COVID-19. If we are going to weather this storm, we will need policies that work for everyone and not giveaways to big corporations.
MARCH 17, 2020
Passing the Families First Act
Congress must take steps NOW to protect communities from the coronavirus as we face the far-reaching effects of the pandemic by passing the Families First Act.