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Young people have often played significant roles in building and leading powerful social movements, protesting injustice and driving progressive and revolutionary social change. Today, more and more...
07/26/17
Civic Engagement, Organizing for Education Justice, Racial Justice
On June 27, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously voted to divest $40 million from the city’s security investment portfolio with Wells Fargo. After four months of persistent public pressure from...
07/26/17
Holding Wall Street Accountable, Organizing for Climate Justice
Did you know the Center for Popular Democracy is now one of the nation’s largest organizing networks with close to 50 partners and affiliates across 35 states? In the last 6 months, a number of...
07/26/17
On July 4, CPD, the National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA), Citi Community Development, and Cities for Citizenship (C4C) released a new report that shows the surging interest in citizenship...
07/26/17
Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
Each year Local Progress (LP) convenes members from across the country together to celebrate local progressive victories and plan for the year ahead. This year, more than ever, the coordination of...
07/26/17
Connecting Elected Officials for ‘Local Progress’
"This is an amazing accomplishment. One more for Fed Up! The results Fed Up has achieved were impossible to imagine four years ago."- Larry Mishel, President of the Economic Policy Institute  When...
06/21/17
Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
This week New York City became the largest city in the country to restore a fair workweek for fast food and retail workers. Joining cities and states across the country, tens of thousands of New...
06/02/17
Restoring a Fair Workweek
On May 7, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed a new law (SB4), essentially allowing police to ask for immigration papers of anyone they suspect of being undocumented. Governor Abbott signed the law...
06/02/17
Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
On May 22, the Fed Up Coalition met with the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen and Stanley Fischer, two of the most powerful economic policy makers in the country. Members...
06/02/17
Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
This year on May 1, CPD affiliates and partners from Washington, DC to Salem, OR, filled the streets with actions and demonstrations in honor of May Day. Immigrants, workers, and allies mobilized in...
06/02/17
Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative, Civic Engagement, Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy

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