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Expanding Voter Registration

New toolkit details how cities and counties can expand voter registration

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Trapped In Part-Time

New report sheds important light on the crisis of underemployment, low wages, persistent earnings limitations, and lack of opportunities for Walmart associates.

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Building Power for the Resistance

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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.

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        American democracy is at a crossroads. More than a decade of attacks on voting rights and democratic participation—from Shelby County v. Holder to...
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        Last week, Mayor de Blasio and the New York City Council unveiled this year’s final budget which included a $4 million...
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