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Guiding Light Awards: Washington, D.C.

Celebrate grassroots organizing & people power on Tuesday, March 31

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Unchecked Corporate Power:

Forced arbitration, the enforcement crisis, and how workers are fighting back

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Make 2020 Matter

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The Center for Popular Democracy works to create equity, opportunity and a dynamic democracy in partnership with high-impact base-building organizations, organizing alliances, and progressive unions. CPD strengthens our collective capacity to envision and win an innovative pro-worker, pro-immigrant, racial and economic justice agenda. More ›

Our Impact

With the 2017 passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), President Trump claimed the tax overhaul would provide...
December 17, 2019
CPD’s signature NYC fundraiser, The Guiding Light Awards, is just around the corner on Tuesday, December 3! Over 300...
November 6, 2019
Last month, hourly service workers from CPD affiliates United for Respect and One Pennsylvania called on Congress to...
November 6, 2019
At the start of October, CPD’s Justice Transformation team held the first ever ‘Freedom Lab’ in Milwaukee, Wisconsin....
November 6, 2019
For more than three decades, Black and Latinx young people, parents, educators, and communities have organized to...
November 6, 2019

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While supplies last, bus tickets are being provided to help you swarm the capitol this Wednesday. Get them while they last. Our democracy, …

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RT @maketheroadnv: Today we stand together to demand that the federal government should immediately disburse funds for #PuertoRico's recove…

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Support the Movement in 2020

The CPD Network is on the frontlines of the issues that impact us all. 2020 is a decisive year for our democracy and we need your support now more than ever.