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The Resistance Needs You

When we organize, we win. Support the Resistance this Giving Season!

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Our Summer of Resistance

This Summer CPD Affiliates Took to The Streets

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Freedom to Thrive

Report examining 12 city & county budgets reveals heavy spending on policing

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The Center for Popular Democracy works to create equity, opportunity and a dynamic democracy in partnership with high-impact base-building organizations, organizing alliances, and progressive unions. CPD strengthens our collective capacity to envision and win an innovative pro-worker, pro-immigrant, racial and economic justice agenda. More ›

Our Work

The Center for Popular Democracy works to create equity, opportunity and a dynamic democracy in partnership with high-impact base-building organizations, organizing alliances, and progressive unions. CPD strengthens our collective capacity to envision and win an innovative pro-worker, pro-immigrant, racial and economic justice agenda.

        News & Updates

        This has been a terrifying year. With the first year of the Trump administration not yet over, already we have witnessed an attempted ban on Muslims...
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        On October 14, CPD’s Education Justice team organized a panel discussion at the 2017 annual Network for Public...
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        On November 16, CPD in partnership with Partnership for Working Families, New York Communities for Change, and Make the...
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        On October 31, 2017, the New York City Council passed Intro 1568-2017, establishing that no New York City resources can...
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        On November 16, hundreds of people from Our City Our Schools, led by CPD affiliate 215 People’s Alliance, rallied to...
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        On November 13, CPD and the Fair Workweek Initiative released “Job Quality and Economic Opportunity in Retail.” The...
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        CPD and our affiliates are at the forefront of engaging the New Majority in our country. Our base-building model means...
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