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Policy Brief: Young People’s Vision for Safe, Supportive, and Inclusive Schools

This policy brief provides a blueprint for safe and supportive schools. The young people who navigate interpersonal conflict in schools and experience harm due to harsh policing and disciplinary...

10/30/2017 | Organizing for Education Justice

The Full Employment Mandate of the Reserve: Its Origins and Importance

As we approach the 40th anniversary of the landmark Humphrey-Hawkins Act, this report underscores how the Federal Reserve’s full employment mandate has made the Fed more accountable to working people...

07/11/2017

Freedom to Thrive: Reimagining Safety & Security in Our Communities

Over the last 30 years, at both the national and local levels, governments have dramatically increased their spending on criminalization, policing, and mass incarceration while drastically cutting...

07/4/2017 | Combating Discriminatory Policing, Racial Justice

Cities for Citizenship 2016 Impact Report

The C4C initiative is premised on the idea that when municipal leaders develop and fund naturalization efforts to encourage eligible residents to apply for US citizenship, it produces substantial...

07/4/2017

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 | Combating Wage Theft

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

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