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On February 7, Senator Ed Markey of Massachusetts and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York introduced resolutions in their respective chambers to build momentum for a Green New Deal....
03/07/19
Organizing for Climate Justice
On February 27, over 100 people joined Representative Pramila Jayapal in Washington, DC, to launch the Medicare For All Act, laying out a historic health agenda for the United States. The Center for...
03/07/19
On February 12, CPD released a report with the National Employment Law Project (NELP), Fast Food Justice, and 32BJ SEIU: “Fired on a Whim: The Precarious Existence of NYC Fast-food Workers.” The...
03/07/19
Improving Job Quality
On Valentine’s Day, February 14, CPD joined Make the Road New York (MRNY) and allies in New York City to pay an early morning visit to the home of Jamie Dimon, the CEO of JPMorgan Chase, to call on...
03/07/19
Immigrant Rights - Combating Family Separation & Deportation, Immigrant Rights - Creating Deportation Defense
In January, New Jersey won $15 by 2024 impacting 1 million workers. Make the Road New Jersey (MRNJ) and allies organized to secure this victory for workers. When it appeared that youth would be...
03/07/19
Raising the Minimum Wage
In February, the Fed Up Campaign released “The Urgent Need for a More Publicly Representative Fed: 2019 Diversity Analysis of Federal Reserve Bank Directors” which reveals a shocking lack of progress...
03/07/19
Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
In the final week of February, CPD, the Right to the City Alliance, and PolicyLink released a groundbreaking report “Our Homes, Our Future: How Rent Control Can Build Stable, Healthy Communities,” to...
03/07/19
Advocating for Housing Justice
Today, JPMorgan Chase announced that they will end their practice of financially backing private prison and immigrant detention companies. This victory is the result of significant pressure from...
03/05/19
Holding Wall Street Accountable, Immigrant Rights - Creating Deportation Defense
The people united is a powerful force to reckon with. On February 14, Amazon cancelled plans to build its second headquarters in Queens. This decision came after months of organizing by community...
02/18/19
Holding Wall Street Accountable
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

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