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Earlier this week, both houses of the Hawaii legislature passed legislation that will create Same-Day Voter Registration, putting the Aloha State on track to become the 13th state in the nation where...
05/02/14
Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy
In conjunction with our worker safety campaign, the Center for Popular Democracy (CPD) and the New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH) released a paper entitled "Fatally Flawed...
05/02/14
Improving Job Quality
Last month, CPD, with our partner Make the Road New York, concluded a successful Affordable Care Act outreach and education campaign in Pennsylvania, with the goal of reaching out to underserved...
05/02/14
Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
Two CPD core partners -- Wisconsin Jobs Now and Pittsburgh Action United – received special mentions at last month’s 1200-person Community Schools National Forum in Cincinnati. They were lauded...
05/02/14
Promoting Strong Public Schools
With victories this year in Maryland, Connecticut, Delaware, and West Virginia, the wave of action around raising the minimum wage has continued to spread. After 15 months of organizing,...
05/02/14
Raising the Minimum Wage
CPD launched a new project in April, the Sustainability Initiative, to address one of the greatest challenges facing base-building community organizations: revenue generation and financial stability...
05/02/14
Launching the Sustainability Initiative
On March 27, the Center for Popular Democracy and Action for the Common Good were proud to host our first joint Gala, and it was a tremendous success! Over 300 people – supporters and friends from...
04/14/14
Despite news reports of housing price increases in some markets—and the return of record profits and bonuses on Wall Street—the foreclosure crisis continues to impact many communities, especially...
03/26/14
Holding Wall Street Accountable
Tomorrow in Seattle, Local Progress, the national network of progressive municipal elected officials, is co-hosting a Symposium on Income Inequality, bringing together elected leaders from eight of...
03/26/14
Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
CPD’s state partner in Hawaii, Faith Action for Community Equity (FACE), scored a major victory this month in persuading Governor Abercrombie and the Department of Transportation to offer drivers...
02/25/14

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