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Last year presented tremendous challenges and struggles for racial justice. State-sponsored attacks on immigrant and Muslim communities coupled with brazen endorsements of white supremacy across...
01/24/18
Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
As the CPD Network continues to take a leading role in the national resistance movement, we partnered with a strong cohort of progressive organizations and artists for a nine-day celebration of...
01/24/18
Racial Justice
American democracy is at a crossroads. To deliver on the promise of a representative, inclusive democracy, our electoral system must provide every American the opportunity to meaningfully participate...
01/24/18
Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy
This has been a terrifying year—a year in which our communities and our values have been under bitter and sustained attack. With the first year of the Trump administration not yet over, already we...
12/08/17
On October 14, CPD’s Education Justice team organized a panel discussion at the 2017 annual Network for Public Education (NPE) conference in Oakland, CA, titled, “Community Schools as a Bulwark...
12/01/17
Advocating for Community Schools, Organizing for Education Justice
On November 16, CPD in partnership with Partnership for Working Families, New York Communities for Change, and Make the Road New York released a report identifying the ways Wall Street stands to...
12/01/17
Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
On October 31, 2017, the New York City Council passed Intro 1568-2017, establishing that no New York City resources can be used for federal immigration enforcement purposes. While New York City...
12/01/17
Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
On November 16, hundreds of people from Our City Our Schools, led by CPD affiliate 215 People’s Alliance, rallied to celebrate the end of the 16-year state takeover of Philadelphia’s schools and a...
12/01/17
Advocating for Community Schools, Organizing for Education Justice
On November 13, CPD and the Fair Workweek Initiative released “Job Quality and Economic Opportunity in Retail.” The growth of the service economy in the United States has profound implications for...
12/01/17
Restoring a Fair Workweek
CPD and our affiliates are at the forefront of engaging the New Majority in our country. Our base-building model means we organize year-round on the issues communities of color, immigrants, and...
12/01/17
Civic Engagement

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