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Center for Popular Democracy and fellow members of Communities United for Police Reform are celebrating this morning following  the New York City Council’s historic  vote to enact bold measures to...
08/23/13
Last week, after months of advocacy, the Center for Popular Democracy and local partners in the fight for language access in New York celebrated Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano’s announcement...
08/23/13
In November 2012, the Center for Popular Democracy helped to create Local Progress, a national municipal policy network for progressive elected officials from cities around the country. Local...
07/30/13
In the wake of the Zimmerman verdict, President Obama gave an emotional speech denouncing racial profiling and declaring, “Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago.” A few days later, the...
07/30/13
CPD is proud to support the national movement for comprehensive immigration reform through targeted campaigns in two important states: New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Our organizers have been focused...
07/30/13
CPD and the Workers Defense Project recently launched a collaboration to develop organizing to scale in Texas. WDP has successfully built up a member base of over 1,000 workers in Austin, TX and is...
07/30/13
Workers at an Olivet International warehouse in Mira Loma, CA, a key facility for Walmart’s luggage production, went on a two-day strike last week to protest against extreme intimidation, spying and...
07/30/13
 Hit by the worst housing crisis in decades, Richmond, CA became the first city in the nation to announce that it is moving forward with a plan to reduce mortgage principals for local...
07/30/13
The national movement to guarantee paid sick days to workers won a major victory yesterday, when the New York City Council overrode Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s veto in a 47-4 vote and enacted the...
06/01/13
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

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