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In a major victory for the Fed Up campaign, the Federal Reserve announced on January 16 that it is establishing an advisory council “with a particular focus on the concerns of low- and moderate-...
01/26/15
The Fair Workweek Initiative and Starbucks baristas are making significant progress in their three month campaign to push Starbucks into changing its scheduling policy and practice for 130,000...
12/19/14
Restoring a Fair Workweek
Tuesday night’s elections were tough to watch—the shift in the political landscape made our already gridlocked federal government even more intractable, and there were several significant statewide...
11/06/14
Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy
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

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