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Kosoko Jackson, a Maryland native, is the author of A Place For Wolves, a diverse historical thriller Young Adult Novel, coming out Summer 2019 by Sourcebooks Fire, that advocates for an increase in...
05/30/18
On May 9 CPD, in partnership with the National Immigration Law Center and the Vera Institute for Justice, hosted an all-day gathering of organizers and advocates fighting to expand access to justice...
05/30/18
Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative, Combating Family Separation & Deportation, Creating Deportation Defense
During the week of April 20, the CPD Network organized a set of actions focused on impacting federal housing policies for Puerto Rican families living in the US. These actions came at a crucial...
05/30/18
Organizing for Climate Justice
Written by Dianne Enriquez, Director of Opportunity Campaigns at CPD During the leadership conference last week, I had the privilege of participating in a gathering of 20 Latinx executive directors...
05/30/18
In the previous gatherings, the Black Leadership space had been focused on building the capacity of the Black executive directors in the CPD Network. This time, the space was opened up to Black...
05/30/18
Racial Justice
Toys R Us workers, their allies in Congress and more than 100 community leaders gathered on Capitol Hill on May 9 to demand accountability of Wall Street for its role in causing the economic...
05/30/18
Restoring a Fair Workweek
As part of CPD’s annual Leadership Council, over 100 grassroots leaders representing 30 CPD affiliates from all over the country headed to Capitol Hill on May 9 to meet with their Senators and...
05/30/18
From May 8-10, CPD welcomed over 150 grassroots organizers, and organizational leaders from 36 of our affiliates from across the country to our Second Annual Leadership Council Convening in...
05/30/18
Building Technological Infrastructure and Capacity
In the wake of the murder by police of Keith Lamont Scott and the Charlotte Uprising, CPD affiliate Action NC is driving several powerful police accountability campaigns in Charlotte, North Carolina...
04/27/18
Combating Discriminatory Policing
On the anniversary of Freddie Gray’s death and to commemorate the anniversary of the Columbine tragedy, more than 20 mostly Black and Brown-led youth organizations, representing thousands of youth of...
04/27/18
Organizing for Education Justice

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