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Tuesday night’s elections were tough to watch—the shift in the political landscape made our already gridlocked federal government even more intractable, and there were several significant statewide...
11/06/14
Fighting for an Inclusive Democracy
On Oct. 15, the New York City Council held a hearing on two bills introduced by Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito to significantly curtail the city's entanglement with the federal government’s...
10/23/14
Protecting Immigrant Communities
Every 28 hours, a person of color is killed by law enforcement in this country. The killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri this August – and the militarized response by police to the outcry...
10/23/14
Mike Brown. Eric Garner. John Crawford III. Ezell Ford. These are the names of black boys and men who were tragically murdered by police this past summer. Names that we didn’t see in corporate media...
10/09/14
On Wednesday, the Center for Popular Democracy (CPD) released a report exposing $30 million stolen from Pennsylvania’s children and families by charter school operators. “Fraud and Financial...
10/03/14
Over 300,000 people took to the streets in New York City on September 21 to demand action from world leaders gathered for climate negotiations at the United Nations. One thousand community leaders,...
09/29/14
 September 11-12, 2014, New York, NY Today, Communities United for Police Reform, The Center for Popular Democracy and Local Progress will kick-off a one and a half day meeting focused on police ...
09/11/14
"Justice for Michael Brown" Anti-Police Brutality Rally in DC on August 14, 2014 (photo credit: Elvert Barnes/Flickr). CPD's Director of Civic Engagement & Politics Katrina Gamble traveled to...
08/29/14
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

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