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On Monday, March 27, as Attorney General Jeff Sessions reiterated Trump’s threats to cut funding to sanctuary cities, local elected officials from across the country gathered to plan how we can fight...
04/03/17
Connecting Elected Officials for ‘Local Progress’
Yesterday, the Center for Popular Democracy brought over a thousand people together in Washington D.C. to protest the Republican plan to take healthcare from an estimated 24 million Americans. This...
03/27/17
Civic Engagement
For the past eight years, as gridlock has frequently halted progress at the national level, hundreds of progressive elected officials have been on the offensive at the city and municipal level....
03/21/17
The CPD Network is proud to announce the launch of its new Leadership Council (LC). In these uncertain times, we need community and leadership more than ever before. The LC will be the embodiment of...
03/21/17
Civic Engagement
From January 23 to February 3, CPD's Sustainability Initiative, in partnership with Membership Drive, held its first National Canvass Director Bootcamp in Seattle. Our training team worked with...
03/21/17
Launching the Sustainability Initiative
On February 26, CPD joined MoveOn, Working Families Party, and People’s Action to co-host a “Ready to Resist” national phone call for activists around the country. An incredible 30,000 people joined...
03/21/17
Civic Engagement
In 2013, CPD worked with our partner Make the Road New York, in coalition with several other local organizations and local legislators, to create the New York Immigrant Family Unity Project (NYIFUP...
03/21/17
Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative, Creating Deportation Defense
CPD is thrilled to announce that Maya Wiley has joined our Board of Directors! Maya is a nationally renowned expert on racial justice and equity. She has litigated, lobbied Congress, and developed...
03/21/17
As Congress rushes forward with its repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), CPD is organizing a major demonstration in Washington D.C., on Thursday, March 23, 2017. It is now clear that Congress...
03/21/17
Civic Engagement
As frustration grows in all corners of the country over plans to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, concerned Americans took the fight directly to the Capitol to confront their elected officials. On...
02/17/17
Civic Engagement

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