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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

CPD Annual Report 2015

Popular democracy is a powerful, participatory, and multi-voiced democracy. The Center for Popular Democracy (CPD) works to realize this vision of democracy in our mission, campaigns, and—...

10/14/2016

Cities for Citizenship Toolkit - 10 Strategies to Launch & Strengthen Citizenship Initiatives

Cities for Citizenship (C4C) is a major national initiative of more than 25 participating cities and counties aimed at increasing citizenship among eligible U.S. permanent residents and encouraging...

09/14/2016

Making the Federal Reserve Fully Public: Why and How

The Federal Reserve’s governance structure is outdated and inadequate for ensuring that the Fed serves the public interest. In this paper, we examine the case for making the Fed fully public (“why...

08/1/2016 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Reflecting the Diversity of America: Board Candidates for 12 Federal Reserve Bank Regions

The Federal Reserve has continually selected regional bank directors without transparency or public input, and most directors’ backgrounds suggest that they are likelier to be familiar with the...

06/30/2016

The Federal Reserve: Real and Perceived Conflicts of Interest and a Path Forward

This report highlights the real and perceived conflicts of interest among regional Banks’ boards that came to light during the financial crisis, and which persist today. The findings suggest the...

06/20/2016 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Charter School Vulnerabilities To Waste, Fraud, and Abuse: Federal Charter School Spending, Insufficient Authorizer Oversight, and Poor State & Local Oversight Leads to Growing Fraud Problem in Charter Schools

Two years ago, 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 experienced over $100...

05/31/2016 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Organizing for Education Justice

Community Schools Toolkit

This toolkit highlights particular programs and services that have been included in community schools, and consolidates some policy and outreach resources that can be helpful in advancing a community...

05/19/2016 | Advocating for Community Schools, Organizing for Education Justice

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