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Local Progress, the national municipal policy network founded by CPD, an amazing group of progressive municipal elected officials, SEIU and the Public Leadership Institute in November, is growing...
04/30/13
This week Governor Cuomo signed a state budget which includes an increase in New York State’s minimum wage, from $7.25 per hour to $9.00 per hour over three years.  Over 1.5 million workers in New...
04/30/13
At the end of February, under the umbrella of Minnesotans for a Fair Economy (MFE), unions, community groups, faith-based organizations and workers' centers engaged in a series of coordinated civil...
04/30/13
Today the Center for Popular Democracy joins with its partners in the New York City Paid Sick Days Coalition to announce a historic agreement to give over one million New Yorkers the right to take...
03/31/13
Today the Center for Popular Democracy, partnering with the Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment and the Home Defenders League, released a new report, California in Crisis: How...
03/12/13
CPD joined elected leaders and community partners on a national press call convened by the National Day Laborer Organizing Network about the growing number of cities and states across the country...
02/28/13
Today, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed into law two pieces of legislation that will prevent thousands of immigrant families from being torn apart by deportation. These new laws –...
02/28/13
The Progressive Caucus of the New York City Council has released a powerful 13 point vision for a progressive New York City in 2013, as the city gears up for citywide elections.  CPD played a major...
02/08/13
CPD congratulates our friends at the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR) for their successful advocacy to pass a statewide highway safety law, which will enable over 250,...
02/08/13
While Superstorm Sandy ravaged communities regardless of race or class, the storm exacerbated already stark inequality in New York.  With thousands still without electricity, widespread mold...
02/08/13

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