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03/13/2018 | Published by: Diverse
03/13/2018

Columbia Law Students Ready for Public Service Fellowships

Columbia Law Students Ready for Public Service Fellowships

“As the son of immigrants from Ecuador, Miranda said he developed an “intimate understanding of the injustices faced by marginalized communities.” He carried this understanding to Columbia Law...

03/13/2018 | Diverse | Civic Engagement

Support the Farmworkers Fasting to End Sexual Assault in Wendy’s Supply Chain

“This year marks a decade since the 2008 financial crisis—and many of those affected have...

03/13/2018 | The Nation | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
03/13/2018 | Published by: The New Republic
03/13/2018

Will Another White Big-Banker Oversee Wall Street?

Will Another White Big-Banker Oversee Wall Street?

“Fed Up, a coalition of community and labor groups, argues in a new report that this homogeneity creates blind spots, protecting financial institutions while neglecting those who are still...

03/13/2018 | The New Republic | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
03/12/2018 | Published by: Bloomberg
03/12/2018

Protesters Press Diversity Case as New York Fed Seeks New Chief

Protesters Press Diversity Case as New York Fed Seeks New Chief

“Fed up, we can’t take it no more!” chanted a group of about 50 green shirt-clad members of Fed Up, a grass-roots advocacy campaign that has received backing from Facebook billionaire Dustin...

03/12/2018 | Bloomberg | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
03/12/2018 | Published by: The Nation
03/12/2018

What Happens After the Progressive Revolution Comes to a City Like Durham

What Happens After the Progressive Revolution Comes to a City Like Durham

“Coalitions are coming together throughout the country. “Increasingly, what we’re seeing is cities and municipal policy-makers working together to build alternatives in policy and governance,”...

03/12/2018 | The Nation | Connecting Elected Officials for ‘Local Progress’

There's a suspicious burst of taxi rides to and from Wall Street banks and the NY Fed around the time of key Fed meetings

“For the Fed Up coalition, a group of community organizations led by the Center for Popular Democracy in Washington, the first step in addressing such egregious conflicts is a change in leadership...

03/12/2018 | Business Insider | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

¿A qué se exponen los dreamers arrestados por desobediencia civil en las protestas por DACA?

“Aguilera fue una de cerca de 80 personas que fueron arrestadas el pasado lunes por bloquear las calles alrededor del Congreso, en una gran manifestación para pedir protección permanente para los...

03/11/2018 | Univision | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

‘If Texas votes how it looks, we win’: The grassroots effort behind Texas’ progressive movement

“What’s happening in Texas is arguably a phenomenon unique to the state, but it also has national implications. The kind of work Brown’s organization does for local communities can be replicated...

03/8/2018 | ThinkProgress | Civic Engagement
03/8/2018 | Published by: The Weekly Standard
03/8/2018

'Welcome to Florida!'

'Welcome to Florida!'

“The Hispanic Federation, a group that outraised most of the other groups for Puerto Rico relief efforts, called a meeting in October in New York, which led to the creation of Power For Puerto...

03/8/2018 | The Weekly Standard | Civic Engagement

A top regulator's close ties to Wall Street damage one of its most crucial functions 10 years after the crisis

“A new report from the Fed Up coalition, an activist group calling for more inclusive economic policies, says the key regional Fed bank's conflicts lead to subpar regulation of Wall Street. As...

03/8/2018 | Business Insider | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

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