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07/17/2018 | Published by: The Village Voice
07/17/2018

Dying to Entertain Us: Celebrities Keep ODing on Opioids and No One Cares

Dying to Entertain Us: Celebrities Keep ODing on Opioids and No One Cares

Repeating the success of the Ryan White Act on the opioid front would require a massive advocacy movement in the coming years. Longtime activist Jennifer Flynn Walker, director of mobilization and...

07/17/2018 | The Village Voice | Civic Engagement
07/17/2018 | Published by: The Dallas Examiner
07/17/2018

Influence, the power to change

Influence, the power to change

Clad in a “Stand With Black Women” shirt, Mercedes Fulbright, the Texas State Coordinator at Local Progress, commanded attention during her engagement entitled, Deserving and Entitled; Engaging in...

07/17/2018 | The Dallas Examiner | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
07/17/2018 | Published by: The Dallas Examiner
07/17/2018

Influence, the power to change

Influence, the power to change

Clad in a “Stand With Black Women” shirt, Mercedes Fulbright, the Texas State Coordinator at Local Progress, commanded attention during her engagement entitled, Deserving and Entitled; Engaging in...

07/17/2018 | The Dallas Examiner | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials

Promueven petición contra Wells Fargo y JPMorgan por “financiar el dolor” de inmigrantes

La petición cuenta con el respaldo de más de 70 organizaciones bajo el paraguas de la coalición #FamiliesBelongTogether, que incluye a Presente.org, la Unión de Libertades Civiles de EEUU (ACLU),...

07/17/2018 | Telemundo | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
07/16/2018 | Published by: The New York Times
07/16/2018

Labor Unions Will Be Smaller After Supreme Court Decision, but Maybe Not Weaker

Labor Unions Will Be Smaller After Supreme Court Decision, but Maybe Not Weaker

With the Supreme Court striking down laws that require government workers to pay union fees, one thing is clear: Most public-sector unions in more than 20 states with such laws are going to get...

07/16/2018 | The New York Times | Forced Arbitration: A Corporate Attack on Our Justice System

FEMA acknowledges poor preparation for 2017 hurricane season that devastated Puerto Rico

Julio López Varona, an organizer at the Center for Popular Democracy, told ThinkProgress on Friday morning via email that FEMA’s acknowledgement of the “inadequacy of their response” was a “...

07/13/2018 | ThinkProgress | Civic Engagement

The Team That Helped Elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Has Its Next Mission: Lifting Kerri Harris Over Sen. Tom Carper

That volunteering eventually morphed into becoming a full-time community organizer, working both for Achievement Matters, which aims to close the educational achievement gap, and with the Center...

07/12/2018 | The Intercept | Civic Engagement
07/12/2018 | Published by: Politico (Morning Education)
07/12/2018

CFPB says Education is obstructing access to Navient records

CFPB says Education is obstructing access to Navient records

YOUTH ‘LOBBY DAY’ LOOKS TO DISCIPLINE GUIDELINES: More than 100 young activists are expected to gather in front of the Education Department today and call on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to...

07/12/2018 | Politico (Morning Education) | Organizing for Education Justice
07/12/2018 | Published by: Minneapolis Star-Tribune
07/12/2018

Urban leaders converge in Minneapolis to discuss 'blue city' agendas

Urban leaders converge in Minneapolis to discuss 'blue city' agendas

Leaders in progressive urban politics from around the country are converging in Minneapolis Friday to strategize on affordable housing, immigrant rights, criminal justice reform and other issues....

07/12/2018 | Minneapolis Star-Tribune | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
07/11/2018 | Published by: Hudson Valley News Network
07/11/2018

Poughkeepsie Becomes Second City in NYS with a Municipal ID

Poughkeepsie Becomes Second City in NYS with a Municipal ID

“Emily Tucker, Senior Staff Attorney for Immigrant Rights at the Center for Popular Democracy, said, “I’ve written reports on municipal IDs used in the development of over a dozen programs, and I...

07/11/2018 | Hudson Valley News Network | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

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