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Justice for Sale: How Corporations Use Forced Arbitration to Exploit Working families

Over the last several decades, corporations have designed a method to exploit working families by forcing them to sign away their legal rights—unwittingly and without alternative—as a condition of...

05/18/2017

Charter School Vulnerabilities to Waste, Fraud, and Abuse

In 2014, the Center for Popular Democracy (CPD) issued a report demonstrating that charter schools in 15 states—about one third of the states with charter schools—had reported over $100 million in...

05/3/2017 | Advocating for Community Schools, Organizing for Education Justice

The High Costs of Florida's Energy Infrastructure

The massive infrastructure required for the consumption, production and distribution of energy in Florida (including extraction sites, pipelines, compressor stations, and processing and refining...

05/3/2017 | Organizing for Climate Justice

Community Schools: Problem-Solving Machines, Roosevelt Middle School Case Study

Community schools implement evidence-based strategy to bring together the resources of school, family, and community in order to make schools stronger and help young people thrive. With a century-...

04/27/2017

The $746 Million A Year School-to-Prison Pipeline

This report, released by the Center for Popular Democracy and Urban Youth Collaborative, reveals the staggering yearly economic impact of the school-to-prison pipeline in New York City, $746.8...

04/16/2017 | Combating Discriminatory Policing, Organizing for Education Justice, Promoting Strong Public Schools, Racial Justice

Access to Justice: Ensuring Counsel for Immigrants Facing Deportation in the D.C. Metropolitan Area

Every year, thousands of immigrant community members in the D.C. metropolitan area face detention and deportation because they cannot afford a lawyer. Many of these individuals have legal claims...

04/3/2017

Protecting Immigrant Communities: Municipal Policy to Confront Mass Deportation and Criminalization

Since the election of Donald Trump in 2016, the plight of immigrant communities in the United States has become dire. The new administration has already taken steps to radically increase the speed...

03/21/2017

Gender, Racial, & Sector Diversity at the Federal Reserve: 2016 vs. 2017

In 2016 the Fed Up campaign at the Center for Popular Democracy published “To Represent the Public: The Federal Reserve’s Continued Failure to Represent the American People.” The report uncovered a...

02/7/2017 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Florida Charters Fall Short on State Assessments

Over the last 10 years, Florida’s K-12 charter enrollment has increased 172 percent from 92,214 to 251,082 students. With that increase came tens of millions of state tax dollars for charters, yet...

01/23/2017

Promoting Equality: City and State Policy to Ensure Immigrant Safety and Inclusion

In June of 2016, the United States Supreme Court issued a decision affirming a lower court decision blocking implementation of two programs—an enhanced Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA...

10/25/2016

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