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In September, CPD’s Immigrant Justice Initiative launched its first field operations in four states, with CPD partners hitting the streets talking to immigrant families about Obama’s Executive Action...
09/30/15
Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
Last week, the Fair Workweek Initiative (FWI), anchored by the Center for Popular Democracy, released a new report, “The Grind: Striving for Scheduling Fairness at Starbucks,” which reveals that many...
09/30/15
Restoring a Fair Workweek
The Fair Workweek campaign has been working tirelessly to end the brutal practice of on-call scheduling at retailers across the country. Since the NYS Attorney General took action in...
08/31/15
Restoring a Fair Workweek
Last Thursday, only three weeks before a monumental interest rate decision by the Fed, CPD and Fed Up activists went to Jackson Hole, Wyoming to make sure that the voices of working families and...
08/31/15
Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
Over the past year, CPD, working closely with our partner organization Make the Road New York, has supported the launch of new sister organizations: Make the Road Connecticut (MRCT), Make the Road...
08/31/15
Building Technological Infrastructure and Capacity
The Center for Popular Democracy along with other national partners is committed to building support for the Movement for Black Lives. We saw this support realized last month in the planning and...
08/31/15
Combating Discriminatory Policing
In early August, CPD partner Working Partnerships USA delivered another victory with the expansion of the Santa Clara County’s living wage law that passed earlier this year. Now, 17,000...
08/31/15
Building Technological Infrastructure and Capacity
By Katrina Gamble, Director of Civic Engagement and Politics In this country being Black and poor means living in constant struggle. The commodification and dehumanization of Black bodies is rooted...
08/29/15
On April 22, CPD and leaders from our partner organizations from around the country met with Senator Elizabeth Warren. We met with Senator Warren because we urgently need more champions among our...
04/28/15
On April 15, over 60,000 workers and allies took part in demonstrations in 200 cities across the country to demand a raise in the minimum wage to $15. The Center for Popular Democracy (CPD) and two...
04/28/15
Raising the Minimum Wage

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