The Problem

The legally granted right to unchecked political spending by corporations, unions, and wealthy special interest groups is silencing the voices of citizens and corrupting our ability to freely and fairly elect a representative government of, by, and for the people. 

Our Goal

The goal of American Promise is to organize Americans to win the 28th Amendment to the Constitution to restore American democracy in which We the People—not big money, not corporations, not unions, not special interests—govern ourselves.
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Promising Stories

U.S. Citizens Must Demand a Stop to Big Money in Politics   |   Oct 23, 2018

Chet Hunt, a retired city manager and adjunct professor, is a member of the founding team for the newly launched American Promise Association of Knoxville (APAK), which plans a free workshop Oct. 25 as part of its launch. This workshop, led by American Promise Citizen Empowerment Coordinator Azor Cole, will explain the 28th Amendment and how to develop the political will needed to ratify it. Here, Chet shares his thoughts on the current U.S. political... Read More >