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CPD and the Workers Defense Project recently launched a collaboration to develop organizing to scale in Texas. WDP has successfully built up a member base of over 1,000 workers in Austin, TX and is...
07/30/13
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 the wake of the Zimmerman verdict, President Obama gave an emotional speech denouncing racial profiling and declaring, “Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago.” A few days later, the...
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
CPD is proud to support the national movement for comprehensive immigration reform through targeted campaigns in two important states: New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Our organizers have been focused...
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
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
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
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 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

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