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Something happened there in Jackson Hole today that has never happened before: protests. – CNBC Last week, for the first time in memory, unemployed and low-wage workers had face-to-face...
08/25/14
2013 was an inspiring year for the Center for Popular Democracy (CPD). Our work had significant impact catalyzing and supporting campaigns to promote dignity and opportunity for our nation’s workers...
08/18/14
This month Citigroup became the latest major bank to conclude a multi-billion dollar settlement with the US Department of Justice, agreeing to pay $7 billion to settle charges over the sale of flawed...
07/28/14
Advocating for Housing Justice, Holding Wall Street Accountable
The Center for Popular Democracy (CPD), Communities United for Police Reform and Local Progress will co-host a two day National Convening on Police Accountability. In September, CPD partner...
07/28/14
Combating Discriminatory Policing
The Center for Popular Democracy (CPD) and Faith Action for Community Equity (FACE), our state partner organization in Hawaii, helped score a big victory for Hawaii voters on June 30 with the state’s...
07/28/14
Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy
Women’s leaders, fast-food delivery workers, and low-wage tipped workers are demanding an end to sub-minimum wage for tipped workers in New York State. While New York’s minimum wage is scheduled to...
07/28/14
Improving Job Quality, Raising the Minimum Wage
We recently wrote about Mayor de Blasio’s proposal to introduce a new “City ID” card for New York City. We are thrilled to announce that today, the New York City Council has formally voted by 43-3 to...
06/26/14
Immigrant Rights - Expanding Municipal ID Cards
CPD is excited to help launch a bold new campaign to demand equality for non-citizens. The New York is Home campaign is dedicated to helping nearly 3 million noncitizen New Yorkers become state...
06/25/14
Organizing the America is Home Campaign
CPD is proud to announce the launch of a new initiative focused on equitable part-time work and just scheduling practices for low-wage workers led by Carrie Gleason, formerly the executive director...
06/03/14
Improving Job Quality
"Cities for Citizenship"A Discussion on How Cities Can Promote Citizenship Join CPD, Local Progress, and the National Partnership for New Americans June 3rd at 2pm Eastern – Webinar. Please click...
05/30/14
Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials

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