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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
“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
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
This has been another terrifying year for our country. As we work to achieve our bold vision of a popular democracy that empowers courageous, sustained participation by us all, we must stand up to...
12/13/18
I used to wonder how we could keep track of the impact we have on our democracy. I mean, whenever the powerful attacked the dignity and lives of our communities, we fought back with all our heart and...
12/06/18
I’ve been proud to lead the fight for low income workers and families in the Detroit area with Good Jobs Now. This city has been through a lot. Sometimes, people think that the sort of economic...
11/29/18
This has been a deeply troubling year for America’s democracy. From pervasive, methodical voter suppression and inhumane policies that separate children from their families, to the rushed...
11/27/18

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