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On Oct. 15, the New York City Council held a hearing on two bills introduced by Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito to significantly curtail the city's entanglement with the federal government’s...
10/23/14
Immigrant Rights - Combating Family Separation & Deportation
Every 28 hours, a person of color is killed by law enforcement in this country. The killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri this August – and the militarized response by police to the outcry...
10/23/14
Combating Discriminatory Policing
Mike Brown. Eric Garner. John Crawford III. Ezell Ford. These are the names of black boys and men who were tragically murdered by police this past summer. Names that we didn’t see in corporate media...
10/09/14
Combating Discriminatory Policing
On Wednesday, the Center for Popular Democracy (CPD) released a report exposing $30 million stolen from Pennsylvania’s children and families by charter school operators. “Fraud and Financial...
10/03/14
Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Promoting Strong Public Schools
Over 300,000 people took to the streets in New York City on September 21 to demand action from world leaders gathered for climate negotiations at the United Nations. One thousand community leaders,...
09/29/14
 September 11-12, 2014, New York, NY Today, Communities United for Police Reform, The Center for Popular Democracy and Local Progress will kick-off a one and a half day meeting focused on police ...
09/11/14
Combating Discriminatory Policing
"Justice for Michael Brown" Anti-Police Brutality Rally in DC on August 14, 2014 (photo credit: Elvert Barnes/Flickr). CPD's Director of Civic Engagement & Politics Katrina Gamble traveled to...
08/29/14
Combating Discriminatory Policing
Something happened there in Jackson Hole today that has never happened before: protests. – CNBC Last week, for the first time in memory, unemployed and low-wage workers had face-to-face...
08/25/14
2013 was an inspiring year for the Center for Popular Democracy (CPD). Our work had significant impact catalyzing and supporting campaigns to promote dignity and opportunity for our nation’s workers...
08/18/14
This month Citigroup became the latest major bank to conclude a multi-billion dollar settlement with the US Department of Justice, agreeing to pay $7 billion to settle charges over the sale of flawed...
07/28/14
Advocating for Housing Justice, Holding Wall Street Accountable

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