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On June 12, the Center for Popular Democracy’s sister organization, CPD Action, brought 200 people to Washington, D.C. for a dramatic series of actions ranging from raising their voices for women’s...
07/01/19
On June 15, Detroit Action, the organization formerly known as Good Jobs Now, held its first Detroit Neighborhoods Summit called “The Future of the Hood.” Detroit Action was joined by over 200...
07/01/19
In May, Local Progress and the Center for Popular Democracy released an advocacy toolkit, Using Your Local Budgets to Ensure a Fair Count of Your Community, to help local elected officials leverage...
07/01/19
Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
The Center for Popular Democracy and the National Immigration Law Center published the report "Safe Roads Across the Tri-State Area: The Case for Expanding Access to Driver’s Licenses in New York and...
07/01/19
Immigrant Rights - Expanding Municipal ID Cards
Leaders Igniting Transformation (LIT), a youth-of-color-led organization in Milwaukee, Wisconsin just won a big victory! Since their founding a year and a half ago, LIT has focused on building the...
07/01/19
Organizing for Education Justice
As part of a coordinated effort in Washington, D.C., SPACEs in Action has secured almost $16 million in the city budget for the Birth-to-Three Act for All (B3) passed last year! B3 aims to create...
07/01/19
On April 24, Puerto Rican activists, CPD affiliates, and ally organizations took part in actions across several states and Puerto Rico to demand the cancellation of $6 billion in illegal debt owed by...
05/31/19
Organizing for a Just Recovery in Puerto Rico and Beyond
In partnership with the Upstate/Downstate Housing Alliance and other housing activists, Local Progress NY has been fighting for increased tenant protections and an end to evictions in the state of...
05/31/19
Advocating for Housing Justice, Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
On May 21, 2019, CPD released a new report in partnership with the Economic Policy Institute (EPI), "Unchecked Corporate Power: Forced arbitration, the enforcement crisis, and how workers are...
05/31/19
Forced Arbitration: A Corporate Attack on Workers’ Rights
From May 13-15, 35 new organizers representing 16 CPD affiliates from across the US and Puerto Rico gathered in Brooklyn’s Mayday Space for a three-day new organizer training. The training, designed...
05/31/19
Building Technological Infrastructure and Capacity

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