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07/27/2018 | Published by: Reuters
07/27/2018

Loan market shrugs off prison financing protests

Loan market shrugs off prison financing protests

Advocacy groups in New York gathered Wednesday near JP Morgan Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon’s apartment, calling on the bank to stop lending to private prison and immigration detention...

07/27/2018 | Reuters | Civic Engagement, Holding Wall Street Accountable
07/26/2018 | Published by: KJZZ
07/26/2018

Metro Phoenix Woman Fights For Toys R Us Workers' Severance Pay

Metro Phoenix Woman Fights For Toys R Us Workers' Severance Pay

Auerbach got mad and got moving. With the help of two groups, Rise Up Retail and Center for Popular Democracy, she joined other former employees to lobby politicians in Washington, D.C., and to...

07/26/2018 | KJZZ | Restoring a Fair Workweek
07/26/2018 | Published by: CNN
07/26/2018

Immigrant advocates attack banks for financing private prisons

Immigrant advocates attack banks for financing private prisons

“Private prison companies and their Wall Street financiers stand to benefit from policies that increase detentions, separate families, and cause irreparable harm to immigrant children," said Ana...

07/26/2018 | CNN | Civic Engagement, Holding Wall Street Accountable

Gillibrand Has Received Big Campaign Donations from Puerto Rico Bondholders

“Politicians that receive money from hedge fund managers like Seth Klarman and Dan Loeb should understand that their money is coming from people who have pushed austerity and privatization as the...

07/25/2018 | Sludge | Civic Engagement
07/25/2018 | Published by: The Intercept
07/25/2018

2020 Democrats Band Together To Call For Puerto Rico Debt Cancellation

2020 Democrats Band Together To Call For Puerto Rico Debt Cancellation

Ana Maria Archila, co-executive director of the Center for Popular Democracy, welcomed the legislation. “The vast majority of Puerto Rican debt is owned by actors who invested knowing full well...

07/25/2018 | The Intercept | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

At Rally Outside Jamie Dimon's Home, Immigrant Rights Advocates Demand #BackersOfHate Stop Bankrolling For-Profit Prisons

"Jamie Dimon, in the past two years, 22 people have died in detention centers that you finance," said Ana Maria Archila of the Center for Popular Democracy. "JPMorgan Chase has to divest from...

07/25/2018 | Common Dreams | Civic Engagement, Holding Wall Street Accountable
07/25/2018 | Published by: New York Patch
07/25/2018

Arrests Made At Protest Outside UES Home Of JPMorgan Chase Exec

Arrests Made At Protest Outside UES Home Of JPMorgan Chase Exec

Hundreds of people picketed outside of 1185 Park Ave. around 8 a.m. to deliver more than 100,000 petition signatures demanding that JPMorgan Chase stop financing immigrant detention centers and...

07/25/2018 | New York Patch | Civic Engagement, Holding Wall Street Accountable

Nan Goldin and P.A.I.N. Sackler Protest the Opioid Crisis at Harvard’s Sackler Museum

The organization hosted over 70 protesters at a die-in demonstration last Friday. The protest operated with support from organizations like VOCAL NY, the Center for Popular Democracy, and the Harm...

07/24/2018 | Hyperallergic | Civic Engagement
07/23/2018 | Published by: National Real Estate Investor
07/23/2018

Toys ‘R’ Us Workers Face Harsh Reality in Quest for Severance

Toys ‘R’ Us Workers Face Harsh Reality in Quest for Severance

“Historically, Toys “R” Us has offered generous severance to workers, which is part of why it should be forced to offer payments to workers now," said Carrie Gleason, campaign manager for the...

07/23/2018 | National Real Estate Investor | Restoring a Fair Workweek
07/22/2018 | Published by: The Harvard Crimson
07/22/2018

Demonstrators Hold 'Die-In' To Protest Sackler Family’s Ties to Harvard Art Museums

Demonstrators Hold 'Die-In' To Protest Sackler Family’s Ties to Harvard Art Museums

Medical School students and the Center for Popular Democracy’s Opioid Network—a band of more than 45 grassroots organizations that have formed in response to the opioid crisis—organized the...

07/22/2018 | The Harvard Crimson | Civic Engagement

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