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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...

07/13/2018 | ThinkProgress | 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...

07/12/2018 | Politico (Morning Education) | Organizing for Education Justice

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...

07/12/2018 | The Intercept | Civic Engagement
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...

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...

07/11/2018 | Hudson Valley News Network | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
07/10/2018 | Published by: Next City
07/10/2018

Texas Cities Exploring Creative Ways to Protect Residents from Deportation

Texas Cities Exploring Creative Ways to Protect Residents from Deportation

Sarah Johnson, director for Local Progress — a national network of elected officials — says she is seeing momentum for...

07/10/2018 | Next City | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
07/10/2018 | Published by: Nonprofit Quarterly
07/10/2018

Austin, Texas: If We Can’t Be a Sanctuary City, How about a Freedom City?

Austin, Texas: If We Can’t Be a Sanctuary City, How about a Freedom City?

The ACLU has said it supports advocacy for freedom cities. Sarah Johnson, director for Local Progress, said, “There is...

07/10/2018 | Nonprofit Quarterly | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
07/5/2018 | Published by: Splinter News
07/5/2018

The Eugenicist Doctor and the Vast Fortune Behind Trump’s Immigration Regime

The Eugenicist Doctor and the Vast Fortune Behind Trump’s Immigration Regime

Since the 2016 election, according to a report from the Center for Popular Democracy, Wall Street behemoths JPMorgan...

07/5/2018 | Splinter News | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
07/5/2018 | Published by: Public Source
07/5/2018

Amazon’s ripple effects: Six things that might happen if Pittsburgh gets HQ2

Amazon’s ripple effects: Six things that might happen if Pittsburgh gets HQ2

Sarah Johnson, the Local Progress Director for national advocacy group Center for Popular Democracy, said she doesn’t...

07/5/2018 | Public Source | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
07/4/2018 | Published by: Dallas Morning News
07/4/2018

What does it mean to be an American?

What does it mean to be an American?

The climate in the U.S. hasn't changed much since that incident four years ago. Fulbright still fights for the same...

07/4/2018 | Dallas Morning News | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials

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