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While Wall Street has bounced back from the financial crisis, recording huge profits, most New Yorkers are still reeling from the destruction caused by these banks. In New York City, the top 1% of...
12/03/13
Holding Wall Street Accountable, Restoring Community Wealth
                  We are thrilled to announce the merger of the Center for Popular Democracy with the Leadership Center for the Common Good, to...
11/18/13
Chris Huang -- In the summer of 2012, President Obama signed a memo deferring deportation for eligible undocumented youth who immigrated as children. This program, called Deferred Action for...
11/08/13
On June 25, the Supreme Court struck down a key provision of the Voting Rights Act, which had blocked over 1,500 discriminatory voting laws since it was passed in 1965. Two days after the Court’s...
11/01/13
Congratulations to our partners at Take Action Minnesota for their momentous state and national victories for community justice. Take Action's impressive three-year campaign to "Ban the Box" on...
10/29/13
In Suffolk County, New York, racial and ethnic demographics are shifting, creating opportunities to change both politics and public policy.  As these changes unfold, the Center for Popular Democracy...
10/29/13
Huge congratulations go out to our friends at the National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA). After seven years and two vetoes, the NDWA was finally able to celebrate the passage of a Domestic...
10/29/13
"There’s a lot of things that can make the community safer,” says former Police Officer Adhyl Polanco. “Stopping and harassing innocent people is not going make the community safer.” Polanco’s...
10/29/13
On October 5, thousands of immigrant justice groups and advocates across the country took to the streets at more than 150 sites in 40 states to demand Congress pass comprehensive immigration reform...
10/29/13
This weekend, Local Progress hosted its Second Annual National Convening in Washington, DC. Close to 60 local elected officials from around the country came together to discuss issues such as...
10/29/13

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