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Workers at an Olivet International warehouse in Mira Loma, CA, a key facility for Walmart’s luggage production, went on a two-day strike last week to protest against extreme intimidation, spying and...
07/30/13
In November 2012, the Center for Popular Democracy helped to create Local Progress, a national municipal policy network for progressive elected officials from cities around the country. Local...
07/30/13
 Hit by the worst housing crisis in decades, Richmond, CA became the first city in the nation to announce that it is moving forward with a plan to reduce mortgage principals for local...
07/30/13
Last month, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley signed historic legislation providing Maryland workers a critical new legal tool—a wage lien—to recover their wages when they have not been paid what...
06/01/13
Working with Comunidad Unida del Lehigh Valley, CPD coordinated a rally with Allentown, PA Mayor Ed Pawlowski, City Council President Julio Guridy, and Lehigh Valley clergy and community members...
06/01/13
The national movement to guarantee paid sick days to workers won a major victory yesterday, when the New York City Council overrode Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s veto in a 47-4 vote and enacted the...
06/01/13
Congratulations to our good friends at Take Action MN, for the tremendous success of their legislative campaigns this session. From becoming the 12th state to legalize gay marriage to creating a...
06/01/13
We congratulate our partners—Junta for Progress Action, SEIU Local 32BJ, the National Day Laborer Organizing Network, the Connecticut Immigrant Rights Alliance and many others—on the passage of...
06/01/13
Congratulations to our partners at PCUN for their work to win Oregon’s “Safe Roads Bill” (SB 833), granting countless undocumented immigrants access to driver’s cards and insurance. Four years ago...
06/01/13
Early this morning the New York City Council passed two bills designed to guarantee safety and respect for all New Yorkers. The End Discriminatory NYPD Profiling Act and the Independent NYPD...
06/01/13

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