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We’re both saddened and proud to announce that our Deputy Director and Co-Founder Nisha Agarwal is leaving CPD’s staff to launch a new initiative: the Immigrant Justice Corps (IJC). The...
01/29/14
CPD’s state partners in Maryland – CASA de Maryland and Communities United – have helped to build a powerful coalition of labor, community, and faith allies, that is driving an aggressive campaign...
01/29/14
Raising the Minimum Wage
A year ago, the effort to hold Wall Street legally accountable for the mortgage crises seemed to have sputtered out for lack of support at the top of the Justice Department. Rather than...
01/29/14
Holding Wall Street Accountable, Restoring Community Wealth
On Jan. 1, the Center for Popular Democracy and The Leadership Center for the Common Good merged to create the newly strengthened Center for Popular Democracy. The organizations’ sister c4...
01/29/14
While Wall Street has bounced back from the financial crisis, recording huge profits, most New Yorkers are still reeling from the destruction caused by these banks. In New York City, the top 1% of...
12/03/13
Holding Wall Street Accountable, Restoring Community Wealth
                  We are thrilled to announce the merger of the Center for Popular Democracy with the Leadership Center for the Common Good, to...
11/18/13
Chris Huang -- In the summer of 2012, President Obama signed a memo deferring deportation for eligible undocumented youth who immigrated as children. This program, called Deferred Action for...
11/08/13
On June 25, the Supreme Court struck down a key provision of the Voting Rights Act, which had blocked over 1,500 discriminatory voting laws since it was passed in 1965. Two days after the Court’s...
11/01/13
Huge congratulations go out to our friends at the National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA). After seven years and two vetoes, the NDWA was finally able to celebrate the passage of a Domestic...
10/29/13
"There’s a lot of things that can make the community safer,” says former Police Officer Adhyl Polanco. “Stopping and harassing innocent people is not going make the community safer.” Polanco’s...
10/29/13

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