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Threatened by devastating droughts, superstorm hurricanes, and the increasing severity of climate change, CPD, partner organizations, and allies throughout the country took action in October to...
10/31/15
Organizing for Climate Justice
In early October, the Center for Popular Democracy brought together 20 partners and allies from across the country to start a conversation about our Get Free!: Justice and Opportunity Initiative....
10/31/15
Building Technological Infrastructure and Capacity, Combating Discriminatory Policing
Over 238,600 workers now free from on-call scheduling As of this month, 238,600 retail workers are now free from on-call scheduling— an employer practice that forces working people to put their lives...
10/31/15
Restoring a Fair Workweek
On October 29th, Shena Elrington, CPD’s Director of Immigrant Rights & Racial Justice Policy, participated in a BRIC TV town hall meeting, Breaking Down the Walls: Brooklyn #BHeard on Immigration...
10/31/15
Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
On September 30, Senator Elizabeth Warren joined grassroots community leaders and 15 mayors and city councilmembers in Washington, DC to call on the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (...
10/31/15
Advocating for Housing Justice
Over 100 progressive elected officials from around the country gathered in Los Angeles this week for Local Progress’ Fourth Annual National Convening to celebrate their victories, share best...
10/31/15
Building Technological Infrastructure and Capacity
In early October, over 40 organizers, member leaders, and staff from 18 partner organizations participated in an intensive two-day New Organizers Training program, held at CPD’s Brooklyn office. The...
10/31/15
Building Technological Infrastructure and Capacity
Today, Senator Elizabeth Warren joined grassroots community leaders and 15 Mayors and City Councilmembers in DC. to call on HUD, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to stop selling off tens of thousands of...
09/30/15
Connecting Elected Officials for ‘Local Progress’
On September 17, Mayor Martin Walsh announced additional protections for workers employed by businesses that have been issued food and/or liquor licenses. This announcement builds and strengthens the...
09/30/15
Improving Job Quality, Restoring Community Wealth
On September 17th, Cities for Citizenship (C4C), a national initiative aimed at increasing citizenship among eligible legal permanent residents (LPRs), celebrated its 1-year anniversary. CPD co-...
09/30/15
Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

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