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As Congress rushes forward with its repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), CPD is organizing a major demonstration in Washington D.C., on Thursday, March 23, 2017. It is now clear that Congress...
03/21/17
Civic Engagement
As frustration grows in all corners of the country over plans to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, concerned Americans took the fight directly to the Capitol to confront their elected officials. On...
02/17/17
Civic Engagement
CPD partner Organize Florida joined with local allies to organize an emergency action on January 29 in Ybor City, Tampa, a city built by Cuban and Italian immigrants. A crowd of more than a 100...
02/17/17
Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative, Civic Engagement
On January 28 and 29, a number of CPD partners organized protests around the country in response to Trump’s immigrant ban. In NYC, Make the Road New York organized a rapid response action with the...
02/17/17
Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative, Civic Engagement
On Tuesday, February 14, the Fed Up campaign held a rally with members of its coalition and concerned members of the public before Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s congressional testimony....
02/17/17
Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
After Uber attempted to break a taxi worker strike following Trump’s Executive Order travel ban, CPD affiliates, and other community organizations organized #UberRidesWithHate protests at Uber...
02/17/17
Civic Engagement, Holding Wall Street Accountable
Today, as the previously unthinkable becomes a terrifying and sad reality, let us pause for a moment to reflect on the United States we love and believe in. We believe in a country...
02/01/17
Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy
Thousands of people gathered last Thursday afternoon in Philadelphia to protest plans by Republican members of Congress to repeal the Affordable Care Act. The protest coincided with the first meeting...
01/31/17
Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy
Just before the Christmas holiday, New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman, along with attorneys general from seven others states and D.C., announced that six major retailers have agreed to...
01/29/17
Restoring a Fair Workweek
Angered by Trump’s key appointments from Goldman Sachs, hundreds of community members launched a multi-day resistance to confront Wall Street’s influence on Capitol Hill. It started in New York as...
01/29/17
Holding Wall Street Accountable

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