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On October 31, 2017, the New York City Council passed Intro 1568-2017, establishing that no New York City resources can be used for federal immigration enforcement purposes. While New York City...
12/01/17
Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
On November 16, hundreds of people from Our City Our Schools, led by CPD affiliate 215 People’s Alliance, rallied to celebrate the end of the 16-year state takeover of Philadelphia’s schools and a...
12/01/17
Advocating for Community Schools, Organizing for Education Justice
On November 13, CPD and the Fair Workweek Initiative released “Job Quality and Economic Opportunity in Retail.” The growth of the service economy in the United States has profound implications for...
12/01/17
Restoring a Fair Workweek
CPD and our affiliates are at the forefront of engaging the New Majority in our country. Our base-building model means we organize year-round on the issues communities of color, immigrants, and...
12/01/17
Civic Engagement
On November 9th, Dreamers and their allies took part in an inspiring action calling on Congress to pass a Clean DREAM Act to protect the 800,000 young immigrants impacted by Trump's repeal of...
12/01/17
Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
When Donald Trump was sworn in as U.S. president in January, we knew he would try to act fast to undo many of President Obama’s policies and enact draconian ones instead. Anticipating a need for...
10/16/17
Civic Engagement
On August 17, over 200 Hoosiers packed Bloomington Indiana’’s First United Church for Hoosier Action’s “Confronting White Supremacy in Indiana” organizing meeting in response to the racist violence...
09/27/17
Racial Justice
Earlier this month, the Trump administration announced the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Outraged, CPD affiliates sprang into action: organizing marches and...
09/27/17
Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative, Civic Engagement, Combating Family Separation & Deportation
"Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed." These words from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. echoed in our heads every day along the 118-mile trek from...
09/27/17
Racial Justice
On Friday, September 22 a group of about 200 activists, led by high school students, took to the steps of the NYC Department of Education and marched to Manhattan Criminal Summons Court calling for...
09/27/17
Organizing for Education Justice, Promoting Strong Public Schools, Racial Justice

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