Releases and Advisories

For Immediate Release                        

On the anniversary of 12-year-old Tamir Rice’s killing by police in Cleveland, a coalition of law students, legal workers and attorneys known as Law for Black Lives issued the following statement:

“Law4BlackLives, a collection of law...

A year ago tomorrow President Obama announced his executive orders to defer deportation for immigrant families by creating Deferred Action for Parents (DAPA) and expanding Deferred Action for Children (DACA). Since then, the promised reform has been stalled by a politically motivated lawsuit...

Today, Center for Popular Democracy Action releases the first major report on New York wage theft since 2009. The report, By a Thousand Cuts: The Complex Face of Wage Theft in New York...

As more retailers declare nationwide reforms to their scheduling practices – from ending on-call scheduling to providing greater advance notice – there is increased industry interest in understanding the impact of difficult work schedules on employees. Leading-edge employers are also starting to...

Jordan Haedtler, Campaign Manager for the Fed Up coalition, released the following statement following the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank’s announcement that it would appoint Neel Kashkari as its president:

“For the past year, the Fed Up coalition has worked to develop...

Note: Photos and Video of Protest available upon request. 

New York, NY (10/27/15)—Today, the Center for Popular Democracy Action (CPDA) and the Make the Road Action Fund (MRAF) released a new report, ...

 (LOS ANGELES – Oct. 26) More than 100 progressive elected officials from across the United States are gathering in Los Angeles today through Wednesday for a three-day convention to discuss key planks of the progressive agenda like workers’ rights, racial justice, and public education...

Workers Still Face Low Pay, Part-Time Employment in Today’s Economy

Connie Razza, Director of Strategic Research for the Center for Popular Democracy (CPD), released the following statement following today’s jobs report:

“Today’s jobs numbers show we are still a long way...

Grant to Ohio raises questions over the federal Charter School Program’s grant making process


CPD report on fraud, waste and abuse in charter...

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