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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
Last week, CPD partnered with allies at Make the Road New York, New York Communities for Change, and the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union to publish a report about John Lage, the man...
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
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
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
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
Immigration reform grabbed national headlines last week, as Congressional leaders and the White House released new principles for federal legislation. Alongside the possibility of citizenship...
02/08/13

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