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Earlier this month, National Domestic Workers Alliance and CPD held a weeklong retreat that kicked off an 18 month program called the Basebuilders Innovation Group (Get BIG!) to bolster the...
06/01/13
Earlier this week, the New York City Council committed $500,000 to pilot a universal deportation defense system for immigrant New Yorkers who are facing removal and cannot afford a lawyer. The...
06/01/13
The Supreme Court’s decision yesterday gutting a key provision of the Voting Rights Act will have a real and detrimental impact on voters. It behooves Congress to expeditiously revise the law to...
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
Download the report   In New York City, hundreds of car wash workers are mobilizing to raise their wages, improve working conditions, and gain dignity on the job.   This spring, CPD co-authored a...
05/21/13
The Center for Popular Democracy joined the AFL-CIO earlier this month to coordinate a national summit of car wash worker organizing campaigns from around the country. Car wash campaigns are...
05/21/13
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
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
From 2005-2010, more than 7,000 U.S. citizen children in New York City lost a parent to deportation. For most of these families, deportation proceedings meant losing not only a loved one, but also a...
04/30/13

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