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Earlier this month, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio stood with City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito to announce legislation that will significantly expand the city’s Earned Sick Time...
01/29/14
We’re both saddened and proud to announce that our Deputy Director and Co-Founder Nisha Agarwal is leaving CPD’s staff to launch a new initiative: the Immigrant Justice Corps (IJC). The...
01/29/14
As reported by The Nation last week, CPD’s litigation against the federal government has revealed close collaboration between Wall Street lobbyists and top federal officials. In October, CPD...
01/29/14
Holding Wall Street Accountable
Last year, CPD and its partners secured a $500,000 grant from the New York City Council to pilot the New York Immigrant Family Unity Project, the nation’s first-ever public defender program for...
01/29/14
CPD’s state partners in Maryland – CASA de Maryland and Communities United – have helped to build a powerful coalition of labor, community, and faith allies, that is driving an aggressive campaign...
01/29/14
Raising the Bar for Workers and Families
On Jan. 1, the Center for Popular Democracy and The Leadership Center for the Common Good merged to create the newly strengthened Center for Popular Democracy. The organizations’ sister c4...
01/29/14
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
                  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

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