Top Democracy Stories in 2015

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In 2015 the Corporation’s Democracy Program worked to support the efforts of our grantees in building momentum  towards citizenship and civic integration.  The Corporation developed an interactive that takes you through the history of immigration to the United States, the current state of affairs, and a comprehensive timeline of the great migration waves to the United States.

Top Stories

1New Americans in the Making

Program Analyst Andrew Geraghty offers a firsthand look at the process of becoming a naturalized U.S. citizen.


2America's Story: An Immigrant Story

An interactive feature examines the state of immigration in the United States today, complete with a comprehensive immigration timeline.


3Annotate the 1965 Voting Rights Act

Revisit the original document that aimed to put an end to discriminatory election practices in the U.S., and use the Genius annotation tool to add your own comments about the Act.


4Not Left, Not Right, but Forward

A Carnegie Reporter article details 50 years of work advancing voting rights.


5National Academies of Science report, The Integration of Immigrants into American Society

This widely heralded report, funded by the Corporation, takes a look at the how immigrants and their descendants adapt to American society.