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With victories this year in Maryland, Connecticut, Delaware, and West Virginia, the wave of action around raising the minimum wage has continued to spread. After 15 months of organizing,...
05/02/14
Raising the Minimum Wage
CPD launched a new project in April, the Sustainability Initiative, to address one of the greatest challenges facing base-building community organizations: revenue generation and financial stability...
05/02/14
Building the Sustainability Initiative
On March 27, the Center for Popular Democracy and Action for the Common Good were proud to host our first joint Gala, and it was a tremendous success! Over 300 people – supporters and friends from...
04/14/14
Despite news reports of housing price increases in some markets—and the return of record profits and bonuses on Wall Street—the foreclosure crisis continues to impact many communities, especially...
03/26/14
Holding Wall Street Accountable
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

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