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Local Progress, the national municipal policy network founded by CPD, an amazing group of progressive municipal elected officials, SEIU and the Public Leadership Institute in November, is growing...
04/30/13
This week Governor Cuomo signed a state budget which includes an increase in New York State’s minimum wage, from $7.25 per hour to $9.00 per hour over three years.  Over 1.5 million workers in New...
04/30/13
At the end of February, under the umbrella of Minnesotans for a Fair Economy (MFE), unions, community groups, faith-based organizations and workers' centers engaged in a series of coordinated civil...
04/30/13
The Center for Popular Democracy is proud to partner with the National Day Laborer Organizing Network, Junta for Progressive Action, SEIU 32BJ, the Connecticut Immigrant Rights Alliance and...
04/30/13
Today the Center for Popular Democracy joins with its partners in the New York City Paid Sick Days Coalition to announce a historic agreement to give over one million New Yorkers the right to take...
03/31/13
Today the Center for Popular Democracy, partnering with the Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment and the Home Defenders League, released a new report, California in Crisis: How...
03/12/13
Today, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed into law two pieces of legislation that will prevent thousands of immigrant families from being torn apart by deportation. These new laws –...
02/28/13
CPD joined elected leaders and community partners on a national press call convened by the National Day Laborer Organizing Network about the growing number of cities and states across the country...
02/28/13
December saw Local Progress, the new national municipal policy network, take action on cutbacks to crucial services at the local level. With the President and Congress locked in a high-stakes game...
02/08/13
While Superstorm Sandy ravaged communities regardless of race or class, the storm exacerbated already stark inequality in New York.  With thousands still without electricity, widespread mold...
02/08/13

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