Header Image Mobile Header Image

Blog

Search Image Search News

Blog

Tomorrow in Seattle, Local Progress, the national network of progressive municipal elected officials, is co-hosting a Symposium on Income Inequality, bringing together elected leaders from eight of...
03/26/14
Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
CPD’s state partner in Hawaii, Faith Action for Community Equity (FACE), scored a major victory this month in persuading Governor Abercrombie and the Department of Transportation to offer drivers...
02/25/14
CPD and its partner organization the Delaware Alliance for Community Advancement (DACA), along with allies at Demos and Common Cause Delaware are leading the fight to bring Same Day Registration (SDR...
02/24/14
Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy
A new wave of progressive big-city elected officials has taken office in recent months and they are re-shaping the national dialogue. From Seattle to Pittsburgh and New York City to Minneapolis,...
02/24/14
Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
The Home Defenders League, a national coalition of underwater homeowners and community organizations housed at the Center for Popular Democracy, has announced its newest campaign:...
02/24/14
Holding Wall Street Accountable, Restoring Community Wealth
CPD is working closely with Make the Road NY and other partners to combat wage theft. In 2010, New York workers won a significant victory with the passage of the Wage Theft Prevention Act, which...
02/24/14
Improving Job Quality
New York's Mayor de Blasio used his first State of the City address to announce plans for a new "City ID" program, making identification available to all city residents -- regardless of...
02/24/14
Immigrant Rights - Expanding Municipal ID Cards
Earlier this month, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio stood with City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito to announce legislation that will significantly expand the city’s Earned Sick Time...
01/29/14
Ensuring Paid Sick Time for All Workers, Improving Job Quality
As reported by The Nation last week, CPD’s litigation against the federal government has revealed close collaboration between Wall Street lobbyists and top federal officials. In October, CPD...
01/29/14
Holding Wall Street Accountable, Restoring Community Wealth
Last year, CPD and its partners secured a $500,000 grant from the New York City Council to pilot the New York Immigrant Family Unity Project, the nation’s first-ever public defender program for...
01/29/14
Immigrant Rights - Creating Deportation Defense

Pages