Releases and Advisories


Contact: Tony Perlstein, Center for Popular Democracy...


Contact: Brittny Saunders, Center for Popular Democracy

(201) 803-2835, bsaunders@populardemocracy

Angela Fernandez, Northern Manhattan Coalition for...

Newark, NJ

Order protects public safety and rights of immigrants by rejecting Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s requests to detain city residents without warrants or legal justification

Civil rights and faith leaders today applauded a groundbreaking policy change instituted...

Mineola, NY – August 15, 2013 -

Nassau’s new policy modeled on similar policies in New York State, Suffolk County, and New York City

MINEOLA, NY (August 16, 2013) – Yesterday, in an important step towards ensuring good government in Nassau County, County...

New York, NY – August 5, 2013 – New York, NY – Today a coalition of community groups from across New York State released the findings of their several months-long initiative to monitor the provision of language services for Limited English Proficient (LEP) New Yorkers in government agencies. In...

NY City Council passes NYPD Oversight Act and Anti-Profiling Act, taking major steps to reduce biased-based profiling

New York, NY

After years of organizing and advocacy, New York City communities are celebrating the passage of landmark reforms to increase NYPD accountability...

With Veto-Proof Majority of Support in City Council, Bill Will Bring Paid Sick Days to Nearly 1 Million New Yorkers

New York, NY

Paid sick days advocates, workers without paid sick days, and City Council members gathered for a rally and press conference on City Hall Steps...

New York, NY –

New Law Gives 1.3 Million New Yorkers Right To Stay Home When Sick and Guarantees Paid Sick Leave for More Than 1 Million

Law Represents Major Step Forward for...


CPD Impact

Nov 2016: During 2016, the Federal Reserve made an historic shift in how it makes the most important economic decisions in the country. For the first time they are taking into account low-income communities of color. For the past 100 years the Fed has been dominated by white, male, corporate executives who have cared little about building an economy that works for everyone.