Releases and Advisories

Following Amalgamated Bank’s announcement that it will raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour, Brian Kettenring, co-executive director of the Center for Popular Democracy, (CPD) released the following...

For Immediate Release

New York Families Win $15 Minimum Wage

Today, the New York Wage Board recommended a $15 minimum wage for fast food workers. In response the Center for Popular Democracy released the following statement:

“Today’s announcement is a...

In her testimony before the House on Wednesday, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen downplayed what the Fed can do to address the outsized unemployment among African Americans. Responding to a question about racial inequality in the job market, Yellen said “there really isn’t anything directly...

Williams Promises Transparency After Meeting with Fed Up Coalition


Fed Up Met with President of San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank, Made Case for Prioritizing Wages and Transparency


Coalition Deliver...

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Contact: Ricardo A. Ramírez, rramirez@populardemocracy.org, 202-464-7376 

Congress will reintroduce the “Schedules that Work Act,” which has increased support, reflecting a growing traction among...

The Federal Reserve Can Help Close Gender and Racial Wage Gaps by Pursuing Full Employment


With questions of race and inequality dominating the national dialogue and the Federal Reserve’s debate over interest rates heating up, a new report argues...

For Immediate Release: May 14, 2015


Contact: Ricardo A. Ramírez, rramirez@populardemocracy.org, 202-464-7376


Read the report here: ...

DACA/DAPA Hearing: Immigrant Families Have Come This Far, Will Keep Fighting

Today the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments on the lawsuit blocking the implementation of executive actions put in place by President Obama last fall in response to years of...

For Immediate Release: April 1, 2015
Contact: Ricardo A. Ramírez, rramirez@populardemocracy.org, 202-905-1738

Statement on McDonald’s Pay Increase

Ana María Archila, Co-executive Director of the Center for...

For Immediate Release: March 18, 2015


Contact: Ricardo A. Ramírez, rramirez@populardemocracy.org, 202-464-7376


 


Response to FOMC Statement...

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