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In a video launched on social media on February 4, CPD announced that our Co-Executive Director, Ana Maria Archila, would join Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as an invited guest at the State...
02/14/19
On December 6, with a 14-3 vote and a packed chamber, the Philadelphia City Council passed a fair workweek ordinance impacting 130,000 service workers throughout the city. The policy guarantees...
02/14/19
Restoring a Fair Workweek
On December 15, the Center for Popular Democracy, the Vera Institute of Justice (Vera), and the National Immigration Law Center (NILC) published “Advancing Universal Representation: A Toolkit.”...
02/14/19
Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative, Immigrant Rights - Creating Deportation Defense
Throughout the month of December, CPD Network partners and affiliates joined the Families Belong Together Coalition members to fight back against proposals from the federal administration for a  ...
02/14/19
Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative, Immigrant Rights - Combating Family Separation & Deportation, Immigrant Rights - Creating Deportation Defense
On Wednesday, February 6, Instacart, a Silicon Valley upstart that delivers groceries and other household items to customers through an app, reversed a tipping policy that cheated workers out of...
02/13/19
Combating Wage Theft
Well-behaved women rarely make history, and our own Ana Maria Archila showed the world what courage and strength look like in the age of Trump.   We are honored that Ana Maria Archila will join...
02/04/19
After being diagnosed with ALS two years ago, I’ve been grappling with a lot of things. I’ve been figuring out how to communicate without the easy flow of words, and how to move without the simple...
12/27/18
I’m proof that each of us has the power to make a great difference – if we work together.   I began as an organizer for CPD affiliate the Delaware Alliance for Community Advancement (DelACA), where I...
12/24/18
On December 19, the Center for Popular Democracy released the timely report “Bad Deal, Bad Company, Bad Billionaire: How Proposed Taxpayer Subsidies for Amazon HQ2 Can Still Be Stopped.” Co-released...
12/19/18
“Prison.” That was the response a 5-year-old Black girl gave at a community meeting I attended at a church in New Orleans, more than a year ago. The question: what do you and your friends call school...
12/19/18
Organizing for Education Justice

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