Releases and Advisories

03.13.2017


Shawn Sebastian, co-director of the Fed Up coalition, released the following statement in response to the announcement of Raphael Bostic as the new president of the Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank:


“Today the Fed Up...

03.07.2017


NEW YORK – A coalition of lawmakers from cities, towns, and counties across New York is putting their weight behind the push to renew the millionaires’ tax in New York. The coalition, comprising nearly 100 local elected officials, is launching a...

02.14.2017


WASHINGTON, DC - This morning the Fed Up campaign, an initiative of the Center for Popular Democracy, held a rally with members of its coalition and concerned members of the...

NATIONWIDE - Today the Center for Popular Democracy and its affiliates including Organize Florida and ACCE, together with national allies Color of Change, CREDO, Free Press, MoveOn.org, People’s Action, SumOfUs.org and Working Families Party protested Disney locations around the country....

02.13.2017


NEW YORK – The Center for Popular Democracy’s Fed Up campaign released the following statement from Fed Up Campaign Manager Jordan Haedtler in response to the confirmation of Steven Mnuchin as U.S. Treasury Secretary:

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02.10.2017

NEW YORK – Growing reports of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids this week across the country have left many families fearful that a promised crackdown on immigrants is well under way. In Los Angeles yesterday, community groups reported that more than 100...

02.10.2017


Shawn Sebastian, Co-Director of the Fed Up campaign, released the following statement in response to the news that Federal Reserve Governor Daniel Tarullo, who served as chair of the Board of Governor’s Committee on Supervision and...

02.09.2017


NEW YORK – Nearly 60 elected officials from more than 40 cities and counties across New York called on Governor Cuomo to veto a bill that would nullify New York City’s local law, roll back progress to protect the environment, and set a...

02.08.2017


NEW YORK – The Center for Popular Democracy released the following statement from Emma Greenman, Director of Voting Rights and Democracy, in response to the confirmation of Jeff Sessions to lead the Department of Justice:


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02.07.2017


NEW YORK – Despite mounting pressure last year from Congress and the public to diversify its leadership, the Federal Reserve has not meaningfully increased its race, gender, and or occupational representation, according to...

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