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On the second day of the conference the 1,500 attendees of the People’s Convention took to the streets of Detroit to speak out against cruel immigration policies, corporate greed, and the...
07/20/19
Organizing for Education Justice
Youth had the opportunity to showcase their many talents in dance, rap, poetry, singing and other engaging performances. This was a completely youth led space with youth MCs and performers. Many of...
07/20/19
Organizing for Education Justice
Young people were represented during all of the major moments throughout the convention including during the opening plenary, throughout the federal agenda ratification process, asking questions of...
07/20/19
Organizing for Education Justice
Young people from Latinos Unidos Siempre (LUS), Youth Power Collective/OnePA, Make the Road Nevada (MRNV), and Leaders Igniting Transformation (LIT) led a panel during the Local Progress national...
07/20/19
Organizing for Education Justice
To kickoff the People’s Convention, youth participants first came together in a welcome room led by Davonte Johnson (Tae) from Detroit Action. Everyone shared what kept them going in the face of...
07/20/19
Organizing for Education Justice
From July 25-27, More than 250 young people from 20 different states representing 26 organizations from across CPD’s network gathered to build community and youth power together at the Center for...
07/20/19
Organizing for Education Justice
On May 7, Fairfax County made history by becoming the first jurisdiction in Virginia to provide legal representation to immigrants facing deportation proceedings. The Fairfax County Board of...
07/01/19
Protecting Immigrant Communities
On June 12, the Center for Popular Democracy’s sister organization, CPD Action, brought 200 people to Washington, D.C. for a dramatic series of actions ranging from raising their voices for women’s...
07/01/19
On June 15, Detroit Action, the organization formerly known as Good Jobs Now, held its first Detroit Neighborhoods Summit called “The Future of the Hood.” Detroit Action was joined by over 200...
07/01/19
In May, Local Progress and the Center for Popular Democracy released an advocacy toolkit, Using Your Local Budgets to Ensure a Fair Count of Your Community, to help local elected officials leverage...
07/01/19
Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials

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