Democracy Awakening: Thousands Mobilize to Put People Before Corporate Interests
In the final day of a record-setting week of civil disobedience at the Capitol, more than 300 people were arrested on Monday April 18 — including approximately 60 organization and movement leaders — as they demanded democracy reforms.
Together, Democracy Awakening and Democracy Spring accounted for a combined total of 1,400 arrests for non-violent civil disobedience, with thousands more marching in solidarity.
Democracy Awakening begins in just a few short days! From workers’ rights to racial justice to the environment, this movement is uniting thousands of activists from different causes to take action on the issue that affects us all: our democracy.