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CPD’s signature NYC  fundraiser, The Guiding Light Awards, is just around the corner on Tuesday, December 3! Over 300 philanthropists, frontline organizers, strategic partners and allies will gather...
11/06/19
Last month, hourly service workers from CPD affiliates United for Respect and One Pennsylvania called on Congress to guarantee a fair workweek and combat the last-minute scheduling practices that...
11/06/19
Restoring a Fair Workweek
At the start of October, CPD’s Justice Transformation team held the first ever ‘Freedom Lab’ in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In partnership with Law for Black Lives and Policy Link, the two day event...
11/06/19
Racial Justice
For more than three decades, Black and Latinx young people, parents, educators, and communities have organized to dismantle the school-to-prison-and-deportation pipeline. Ahead of the 2020 election,...
11/06/19
Organizing for Education Justice
Local Progress (LP), a movement of local elected officials advancing a racial and economic justice agenda through all levels of local government, held its first convening on Housing Justice in Durham...
11/06/19
Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
During the summer of 2016, residents of South Shore and Woodlawn, two historically disinvested Black communities in Chicago, learned the Obama Presidential Center would be built on land adjacent to...
11/06/19
Organizing for Housing Justice & A Home to Thrive
Since the election of Donald Trump, immigrant communities have come under repeated attacks across the country. After a series of executive orders aimed at restricting legal immigration and expanding...
11/06/19
Leaders Igniting Transformation (LIT), a youth of color-led organization in Milwaukee, Wisconsin just won another big battle in the fight to permanently dismantle the school-to-prison-and-deportation...
10/23/19
Organizing for Education Justice, Promoting Strong Public Schools, Racial Justice
From September 9-13, the CPD Network held a week of action to Welcome Back Congress from its summer recess. Birddoggers and CPD affiliate members from over 20 states greeted elected officials as they...
10/10/19
In 2017, CPD launched the María Fund (MF) to provide emergency funding to Puerto Ricans devastated by Hurricane María and raised over $7 million to help community-based groups. Earlier this year, the...
10/10/19
Organizing for a Just Recovery in Puerto Rico and Beyond

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