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We are pleased to announce that the Fair Workweek Initiative (FWI) is expanding and becoming a joint partnership between Organization United for Respect (OUR) and the Center for Popular Democracy (...
07/30/18
Restoring a Fair Workweek
On June 28, CPD, along with our sister organization, CPD Action, partnered with the Women’s March to bring over two thousand women to the streets of DC to demand an end to the Trump administration’s...
07/30/18
Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative, Combating Discriminatory Policing, Combating Family Separation & Deportation, Creating Deportation Defense
From July 12-14, 150 elected officials from over 30 states and 90 jurisdictions joined Local Progress in Minneapolis, Minnesota for their seventh annual convening. Throughout the weekend, Local...
07/30/18
Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
Last week, Mayor de Blasio and the New York City Council unveiled this year’s final budget which included a $4 million initiative to bring more guidance counselors and social workers into New York...
06/27/18
Organizing for Education Justice
At a standing room only summit on June 13, elected leaders expressed new support for policies championed by more than a dozen progressive partners and allies including CPDA, CPD’s sister organization...
06/27/18
Civic Engagement
Toys R Us workers are standing up and taking action as over 33,000 workers and their families lost the jobs they love last week. Over 100 Toys R worker leaders have protested Wall Street private...
06/27/18
Restoring a Fair Workweek
Walmart drives working conditions in retail. Their size is unparalleled: with 1.5 million American workers, the company is the largest corporate employer and the largest low-wage employer in the...
06/27/18
Restoring a Fair Workweek
On June 11, CPD launched its newest initiative, Creating Action Movement and Power, better known as CPD CAMP. Held this year in Washington, DC, CPD CAMP brought together 40 CPD affiliates from across...
06/27/18
Building Technological Infrastructure and Capacity
On June 12, Make the Road Nevada (MRNV) members, including immigrants and survivors of the deadly shooting that took place on October 1, 2017, in Las Vegas, gathered outside police headquarters to...
06/27/18
Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
Last week, CPD partner Leaders Igniting Transformation (LIT) defeated a dangerous Milwaukee Public Schools' (MPS) discipline policy that would have further entrenched the school-to-prison pipeline...
06/04/18
Organizing for Education Justice, Promoting Strong Public Schools

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