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02/7/2018 | Published by: WJLA ABC 7 DC
02/7/2018

Hundreds rally in a DC church for DACA solution

Hundreds rally in a DC church for DACA solution

Hundreds of people rallied Wednesday inside of a church near the U.S. Capitol demanding legislation to protect young, undocumented immigrants and replace the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals...

02/7/2018 | WJLA ABC 7 DC | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative, Civic Engagement

Schumer and Pelosi on Opposite Sides of Budget Deal, As the Fate of DREAMers Hangs in the Balance

After failing to force a government shutdown before Christmas, advocates from a variety of groups, including United We Dream, The Center for Popular Democracy, and Make The Road, managed to...

02/7/2018 | Alternet | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative, Civic Engagement
02/7/2018 | Published by: Reuters in The Washington Post
02/7/2018

DACA activists protest at the Capitol: "We shall not be moved"

DACA activists protest at the Capitol: "We shall not be moved"

Demonstrators gathered on Capitol Hill on Feb. 7 to demand a budget deal that includes an alternative for DACA, an Obama-era program that protects roughly 690,000 undocumented immigrants.

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02/7/2018 | Reuters in The Washington Post | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative, Civic Engagement
02/7/2018 | Published by: ThinkProgress
02/7/2018

Dreamers demand protections as Senate Democrats cave on budget deal

Dreamers demand protections as Senate Democrats cave on budget deal

Immigrants and advocates were arrested in the U.S. Capitol Wednesday while urging lawmakers to support a “clean” Dream Act.

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02/7/2018 | ThinkProgress | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative, Civic Engagement
02/7/2018 | Published by: NBC News
02/7/2018

Death and democracy: How a dying activist is spending his final days

Death and democracy: How a dying activist is spending his final days

Diagnosed with ALS in 2016, activist Ady Barkan is living on borrowed time. As his body deteriorates rapidly, he’s spending his last moments fighting for the causes he believes in, hoping to leave...

02/7/2018 | NBC News | Civic Engagement
02/6/2018 | Published by: 100 Days in Appalachia
02/6/2018

“No hate in my holler” march is a window into West Virginia’s political divide

“No hate in my holler” march is a window into West Virginia’s political divide

When Jessica Shayan saw on Facebook that the national group CPD Action, a sister organization of the Center for Popular Democracy, had planned a march to coincide with President Trump and House...

02/6/2018 | 100 Days in Appalachia | Civic Engagement

At Republican Retreat, Protest Power Was On Display As Progressives Eye Midterm Elections

The protesters’ action at the Republican retreat was organized by the Center for Popular Democracy Action, in coordination with local affiliates.

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02/5/2018 | The Intercept | Civic Engagement
02/2/2018 | Published by: Facing South
02/2/2018

Bringing Black Voices to the Immigration Reform Debate

Bringing Black Voices to the Immigration Reform Debate

A Haitian American who grew up in Miami's Little Haiti community, Francesca Menes remembers the global cries for "Democracy for Haiti" following the 1991 coup. Amidst the current threats to...

02/2/2018 | Facing South | Connecting Elected Officials for ‘Local Progress’
02/2/2018 | Published by: People's World
02/2/2018

Demonstrators bring Dreamers, TPS cause to Trump’s doorstep

Demonstrators bring Dreamers, TPS cause to Trump’s doorstep

Several dozen demonstrators, organized by progressive groups and chanting in Spanish, brought the cause of the Dreamers and Temporary Protected Status refugees—both groups targeted for eviction...

02/2/2018 | People's World | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative, Civic Engagement
02/2/2018 | Published by: The New York Times
02/2/2018

Yellen, Departing Fed, Will Join Brookings

Yellen, Departing Fed, Will Join Brookings

Fed Up, a coalition of unions and community groups, said it would deliver a giant “Thank You” card to the Fed on Friday afternoon to celebrate Ms. Yellen’s success in reducing unemployment.

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02/2/2018 | The New York Times | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

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