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On January 20, 2016, the Maryland House of Delegates voted to override Governor Larry Hogan’s veto of legislation that would restore the right to vote for Marylanders upon release from prison. The...
01/28/16
Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy
The presidential campaign kicks off every election cycle with the Iowa caucuses, where the presidential candidates compete for the first time and the national political agenda begins to form. The...
01/28/16
Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy
CPD and PICO National Network co-convened the first-ever Economic Justice Strategy Meeting in Washington, DC from November 16-18th. This three-day strategy meeting included both CPD and PICO...
12/09/15
Building Technological Infrastructure and Capacity, Ensuring Paid Sick Time for All Workers, Improving Job Quality, Raising the Minimum Wage
For three days in late November, 125 staff and member-leaders from 30 CPD partner organizations gathered in Austin, TX to deepen relationships and make preparations for CPD’s 2016 National Gathering...
12/09/15
Building Technological Infrastructure and Capacity
By a Thousand Cuts: The Complex Face of Wage Theft in New York, a new report released by the Center for Popular Democracy on November 17th, highlights the pervasive nature of wage theft in New York...
12/09/15
Improving Job Quality, Supporting Car Wash Workers
On November 10th, the same day fast food workers and other low wage workers around the country staged strikes and actions calling for $15 and a union, New York State’s Governor Cuomo announced an...
12/09/15
Raising the Minimum Wage
On November 17, CPD released a toolkit called Building Identity: A Toolkit for Designing and Implementing a Successful Municipal ID Program that compiles lessons learned and best practices from ...
12/09/15
Expanding Municipal ID Cards
  CPD and PICO National Network co-convened the first-ever Economic Justice Strategy Meeting in Washington DC from November 16-18th in Washington, DC. This three-day strategy meeting included both...
12/02/15
Raising the Minimum Wage
On November 13 Fair Workweek Initiative Director Carrie Gleason joined Darrion Sjoquist, a Starbucks Barista and member of Working Washington, and Charlie Dewitt from scheduling technology company...
12/02/15
Restoring a Fair Workweek
The Berks County Residential Center in Pennsylvania is one of only three family detention centers in the country (the other two are in Texas). Immigration advocates have said that the Berks County...
10/31/15
Combating Discriminatory Policing, Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

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