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I used to wonder how we could keep track of the impact we have on our democracy. I mean, whenever the powerful attacked the dignity and lives of our communities, we fought back with all our heart and...
12/06/18
I’ve been proud to lead the fight for low income workers and families in the Detroit area with Good Jobs Now. This city has been through a lot. Sometimes, people think that the sort of economic...
11/29/18
This has been a deeply troubling year for America’s democracy. From pervasive, methodical voter suppression and inhumane policies that separate children from their families, to the rushed...
11/27/18
As we get ready for Thanksgiving, we wanted to pass along exciting news about a new win for working people and families. Word is out that thousands of laid off Toys R Us employees and their families...
11/21/18
Restoring a Fair Workweek
As the Executive Director of the New Georgia Project (NGP), I have dedicated my life to raising the voices of our communities through building power deeply rooted in community organizing. Following...
11/20/18
Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy
As the dust settles, there is much to celebrate and many reasons to be hopeful. While we saw the enduring, corrosive force of white supremacy and voter suppression, we also saw that people of all...
11/07/18
Civic Engagement
CPD is proud to welcome Communities Creating Opportunity (CCO) to our powerful network of grassroots affiliates! CCO is one of the leading organizations in the Kansas City region training grassroots...
10/31/18
CPD’s Housing Justice Campaign is supporting Make the Road Nevada in drafting a White Paper on the affordable housing crisis across the state. Make the Road Nevada's members are facing evictions and...
10/31/18
Advocating for Housing Justice
On October 8, City & State New York released 2018’s Nonprofit Power 50 List. In this special feature, City & State New York recognizes 50 top nonprofit leaders who are key players in the...
10/31/18
On October 6, Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed as the next Supreme Court Justice of the United States. Though the immediate outcome of our fight to prevent this was deeply disappointing, the fight...
10/31/18

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