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Teens Help Pass $15 Minimum Wage in NJ

Teen Vogue spoke with Make the Road New Jersey youth leaders about their efforts

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Amazon Pulls Out of Planned New York City Headquarters

CPD Affiliate's Fierce Backlash Keeps Amazon Out of NYC

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American democracy is at a crossroads. More than a decade of attacks on voting rights and democratic participation—from...
February 21, 2019
The Center for Popular Democracy’s Fed Up Campaign conducts an annual analysis of the gender, racial, and occupational...
February 18, 2019
In a video launched on social media on February 4, CPD announced that our Co-Executive Director, Ana Maria Archila,...
February 14, 2019
On December 6, with a 14-3 vote and a packed chamber, the Philadelphia City Council passed a fair workweek ordinance...
February 14, 2019
On December 15, the Center for Popular Democracy, the Vera Institute of Justice (Vera), and the National Immigration...
February 14, 2019
Throughout the month of December, CPD Network partners and affiliates joined the Families Belong Together Coalition...
February 14, 2019

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In 2018, voters in #OH, #CO, #MI, #UT and #MO created independent redistricting commissions to fight #gerrymandering, because elections …

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An activist and plaintiff in upcoming #gerrymandering case before #SCOTUS: "As a voting rights activist, I spend a… https://t.co/4tv7WLyulf

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez & Ana Maria Archila Teamed up for #PeoplesSOTU

We are honored AOC shared this moment with our very own Ana Maria Archila. These two women are fearless in their vision for a loving American that stands for courage, dignity and the freedom to thrive. Check out the video to learn more about how we plan to work together with our affiliates and partners in building a more positive future.