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The fast-growing gig economy provides flexibility and opportunity for millions of workers and consumers. Billions of dollars are pouring into these platforms: Instacart’s revenues grew 75 percent...
08/29/19
Combating Wage Theft
Founded in 2017 by a sixth generation Hoosier, Hoosier Action, a CPD affiliate, works to connect small town and rural Hoosiers to the broader fight for a multiracial democracy and to reject the myth...
08/29/19
In July, more than 250 local elected officials, community leaders, and policy and labor partners from across the country gathered in Detroit for the largest, most diverse, and most powerful Local...
08/29/19
Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
The end of July marked the beginning of a crucial time for the Medicare for All movement: the start of Congress’ August Recess. From July 29 to September 8, Congress will be home in their districts,...
08/15/19
If there is one event that encapsulates what the Center for Popular Democracy Network is, it’s the People’s Convention. Last week, 1,800 grassroots leaders, organizers, elected officials, movement...
08/01/19
Base-Building & Affiliates
Launched less than two years ago, Make the Road Nevada (MRNV) has already made a big impact. MRNV has worked hard to develop a strong membership base, cultivate community leaders, and build its...
08/01/19
After years of Make the Road NJ’s organizing, the New Jersey State legislature passed landmark anti-wage theft legislation (A-2903/S-1790) on June 27. Once signed into law, New Jersey’s wage and hour...
08/01/19
Combating Wage Theft
This month, CPD released Pirate Equity: How Wall Street Firms are Pillaging American Retail, a report that details how Wall Street firms have been driving economic inequality in our country for...
08/01/19
Holding Wall Street Accountable
Over the months of June and July, CPD and our affiliates have responded to the Trump administration’s deportation threats against immigrant communities. The CPD Network continues to work to educate...
08/01/19
Protecting Immigrant Communities
In June 2018 at CPD CAMP, the Center for Popular Democracy launched a year-long cohort of emerging organizational leaders, new executive directors, and senior staff whose mission was to envision and...
08/01/19
Base-Building & Affiliates

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