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04/16/2018 | Published by: The Huffington Post
04/16/2018

Republicans Are Scrambling To Save An Arizona House Seat In GOP Territory

Republicans Are Scrambling To Save An Arizona House Seat In GOP Territory

Tipirneni's biggest individual national booster may be Ady Barkan, an ALS-stricken activist who leads the progressive Center for Popular Democracy Action. Barkan, who played a lead role in Capitol...

04/16/2018 | The Huffington Post | Civic Engagement
04/16/2018 | Published by: The New York Times
04/16/2018

Trump Picks Monetary Expert for No. 2 Job at Federal Reserve

Trump Picks Monetary Expert for No. 2 Job at Federal Reserve

 President Trump continued a sweeping remake of the Federal Reserve’s leadership on Monday by nominating Richard Clarida, a Treasury official in the administration of President George W. Bush, for...

04/16/2018 | The New York Times | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
04/15/2018 | Published by: them.
04/15/2018

The Queer Activists Working to Reverse America's Opioid Crisis

The Queer Activists Working to Reverse America's Opioid Crisis

“As queer people, we come out of this AIDS activist ACT UP tradition, where we’ve been very vulnerable around healthcare and health coverage and have had to fight for our lives,” says Jennifer...

04/15/2018 | them. | Civic Engagement

Chicago Activists Organize Against Massive Police Training Academy to Be Built As Schools Close

The city’s 2018 budget plan includes a $27.4 million investment in police reform and commitments to hire hundreds of new law enforcement officers. According to a report by the Center for Popular...

04/13/2018 | In Justice Today | Racial Justice
04/13/2018 | Published by: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
04/13/2018

Turning Wisconsin schools into police states won't help kids learn

Turning Wisconsin schools into police states won't help kids learn

According to a new report put together by LIT and the Center for Popular Democracy, “Despite white students’ overwhelmingly similar behavior patterns, and despite black students accounting for...

04/13/2018 | Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | Organizing for Education Justice
04/12/2018 | Published by: Arizona Central
04/12/2018

Democratic activist Ady Barkan launches six-figure ad blitz in CD8 race

Democratic activist Ady Barkan launches six-figure ad blitz in CD8 race

Ady Barkan, the progressive health care activist whose video pleadings with U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake last year briefly became a viral hit, is starting a group to tout select Democratic candidates ...

04/12/2018 | Arizona Central | Civic Engagement

Talking to Kerri Evelyn Harris, the Mom, Vet, and Mechanic Staring Down Delaware's Political Machine

“I work with the Opioid Network, which is a subset of Center for Popular Democracy. I’m going to be in DC on April 18, doing an action at the Smithsonian, where we put down medicine bottles from a...

04/12/2018 | Splinter News | Civic Engagement
04/12/2018 | Published by: Must Read Alaska
04/12/2018

Alaska NEA votes to oppose arming teachers

Alaska NEA votes to oppose arming teachers

Wuerth, who describes himself as an educator, activist, and writer, was among the teachers who marched with students during the “March for Our Lives” student walkout in March. The notice that was...

04/12/2018 | Must Read Alaska | Civic Engagement

REPORT: Milwaukee School Discipline Guidelines Disproportionately Target Black and Latinx Students

Despite costing millions of dollars, punitive student discipline strategies implemented by the Milwaukee Police Department(MPD) over the last decade have failed to improve school safety in the...

04/12/2018 | Colorlines | Organizing for Education Justice

Black Students in Milwaukee Are Demanding Change to Racist Discipline In Public Schools

A report released Tuesday by the Center for Popular Democracy and the Milwaukee youth group Leaders Igniting Transformation paints a much more troubling picture.According to the report, in the...

04/11/2018 | The Intercept | Organizing for Education Justice

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