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CPD is working closely with Make the Road NY and other partners to combat wage theft. In 2010, New York workers won a significant victory with the passage of the Wage Theft Prevention Act, which...
02/24/14
Improving Job Quality
A year ago, the effort to hold Wall Street legally accountable for the mortgage crises seemed to have sputtered out for lack of support at the top of the Justice Department. Rather than...
01/29/14
Holding Wall Street Accountable, Restoring Community Wealth
Earlier this month, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio stood with City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito to announce legislation that will significantly expand the city’s Earned Sick Time...
01/29/14
Ensuring Paid Sick Time for All Workers, Improving Job Quality
Last year, CPD and its partners secured a $500,000 grant from the New York City Council to pilot the New York Immigrant Family Unity Project, the nation’s first-ever public defender program for...
01/29/14
Creating Deportation Defense
As reported by The Nation last week, CPD’s litigation against the federal government has revealed close collaboration between Wall Street lobbyists and top federal officials. In October, CPD...
01/29/14
Holding Wall Street Accountable, Restoring Community Wealth
We’re both saddened and proud to announce that our Deputy Director and Co-Founder Nisha Agarwal is leaving CPD’s staff to launch a new initiative: the Immigrant Justice Corps (IJC). The...
01/29/14
CPD’s state partners in Maryland – CASA de Maryland and Communities United – have helped to build a powerful coalition of labor, community, and faith allies, that is driving an aggressive campaign...
01/29/14
Raising the Minimum Wage
On Jan. 1, the Center for Popular Democracy and The Leadership Center for the Common Good merged to create the newly strengthened Center for Popular Democracy. The organizations’ sister c4...
01/29/14
While Wall Street has bounced back from the financial crisis, recording huge profits, most New Yorkers are still reeling from the destruction caused by these banks. In New York City, the top 1% of...
12/03/13
Holding Wall Street Accountable, Restoring Community Wealth
                  We are thrilled to announce the merger of the Center for Popular Democracy with the Leadership Center for the Common Good, to...
11/18/13

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