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Last month, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley signed historic legislation providing Maryland workers a critical new legal tool—a wage lien—to recover their wages when they have not been paid what...
06/01/13
Working with Comunidad Unida del Lehigh Valley, CPD coordinated a rally with Allentown, PA Mayor Ed Pawlowski, City Council President Julio Guridy, and Lehigh Valley clergy and community members...
06/01/13
Earlier this month, National Domestic Workers Alliance and CPD held a weeklong retreat that kicked off an 18 month program called the Basebuilders Innovation Group (Get BIG!) to bolster the...
06/01/13
Earlier this week, the New York City Council committed $500,000 to pilot a universal deportation defense system for immigrant New Yorkers who are facing removal and cannot afford a lawyer. The...
06/01/13
Congratulations to our partners at PCUN for their work to win Oregon’s “Safe Roads Bill” (SB 833), granting countless undocumented immigrants access to driver’s cards and insurance. Four years ago...
06/01/13
The Supreme Court’s decision yesterday gutting a key provision of the Voting Rights Act will have a real and detrimental impact on voters. It behooves Congress to expeditiously revise the law to...
06/01/13
Early this morning the New York City Council passed two bills designed to guarantee safety and respect for all New Yorkers. The End Discriminatory NYPD Profiling Act and the Independent NYPD...
06/01/13
Download the report   In New York City, hundreds of car wash workers are mobilizing to raise their wages, improve working conditions, and gain dignity on the job.   This spring, CPD co-authored a...
05/21/13
The Center for Popular Democracy joined the AFL-CIO earlier this month to coordinate a national summit of car wash worker organizing campaigns from around the country. Car wash campaigns are...
05/21/13
Last week, CPD partnered with allies at Make the Road New York, New York Communities for Change, and the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union to publish a report about John Lage, the man...
04/30/13

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