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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
We’re incredibly excited to announce that actor, writer, and activist Kendrick Sampson will be our master of ceremonies at CPD’s Stronger Together LA Benefit on May 23! Kendrick hails from Houston,...
05/03/19
Local Progress is a network, housed within CPD, that supports progressive elected officials, facilitates best practice sharing, and connects members in their shared efforts for a more equitable and...
04/05/19
Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials

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