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From May 13-15, 35 new organizers representing 16 CPD affiliates from across the US and Puerto Rico gathered in Brooklyn’s Mayday Space for a three-day new organizer training. The training, designed...
05/31/19
Building Technological Infrastructure and Capacity
Earlier this May in Orlando, Florida, CPD’s Sustainability Team conducted its tri-annual canvass director training, an intensive, week-long program designed to help CPD affiliates develop the skills...
05/31/19
Building the Sustainability Initiative
For years, the members and staff of Arkansas Community Organizations (ACO) have helped tenants in Arkansas win much-needed repairs and improvements to their rented homes and apartment complexes. Yet...
05/31/19
Organizing for Housing Justice & A Home to Thrive
In early 2017, a national network of thousands of birddoggers—people who put sustained public pressure on elected officials to take action—came together to help defeat the repeal of the Affordable...
05/31/19
After months of actions organized by CPD affiliates and allies, congressional conservatives failed to take healthcare from millions of Americans in 2017, marking a crucial step for working families...
05/03/19
From April 4-6, Local Progress held its first Texas convening in Austin, bringing together more than 80 local elected officials and community and labor partners to learn, strategize, and build...
05/03/19
Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
On Thursday, April 11, working Nevadans, families, and small business owners came together in front of the state’s Senate Commerce and Labor committee to testify and advocate for the earned paid sick...
05/03/19
Improving Job Quality
In March 2019, CPD’s Education Justice Campaigns and Organizing and Capacity Building teams convened three emerging youth organizing groups that are gearing up to dismantle the school-to-prison...
05/03/19
Organizing for Education Justice
On April 9, In the Public Interest, the Public Accountability Initiative, and CPD jointly published a data brief The Wall Street Banks Still Financing Private Prisons. The first comprehensive data of...
05/03/19
Holding Wall Street Accountable
Local leadership teams of residents of manufactured home communities (historically known as trailer parks) are building an inspiring movement to ensure that all families have access to decent,...
05/03/19
Organizing for Housing Justice & A Home to Thrive

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