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A New Congressional Letter Led by Sanders and AOC Slams Puerto Rico Control Board’s Austerity Measures

The full letter —which was supported by Boricuas Unidos en la Diáspora, the Vamos 4 Puerto Rico network, the Hispanic Federation, the Center for Economic and Policy Research, the Center for...

09/25/2019 | Latino Rebels | Organizing for a Just Recovery in Puerto Rico and Beyond
09/24/2019 | Published by: The Intercept
09/24/2019

Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez Call for Reversal of Puerto Rico Austerity Measures

Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez Call for Reversal of Puerto Rico Austerity Measures

López Varona also pushed back on the idea of a new PROMESA. “We as a coalition of groups in Puerto Rico and the U.S. continue to oppose PROMESA and any other legislation that imposes federal...

09/24/2019 | The Intercept | Organizing for a Just Recovery in Puerto Rico and Beyond
09/19/2019 | Published by: Metro
09/19/2019

NYC Climate Strike set for Friday, schools to excuse students

NYC Climate Strike set for Friday, schools to excuse students

Featured speaker: Julio López Varona, Co-director of Community Dignity Campaigns, Center For Popular Democracy.

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09/19/2019 | Metro | Organizing for a Just Recovery in Puerto Rico and Beyond
09/19/2019 | Published by: Patch
09/19/2019

Climate Strike In New York City: What You Need To Know

Climate Strike In New York City: What You Need To Know

Featured speaker: Julio López Varona, Co-director of Community Dignity Campaigns, Center For Popular Democracy.

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09/19/2019 | Patch | Organizing for a Just Recovery in Puerto Rico and Beyond
09/19/2019 | Published by: The Baffler
09/19/2019

Strangled by a Safety Net

Strangled by a Safety Net

Following this win, United for Respect hasn’t been resting on its laurels. In 2018, the group launched its Rise Up Retail project alongside the Center for Popular Democracy and OUR (Organization...

09/19/2019 | The Baffler | Improving Job Quality

Puertorriqueños exigen cancelar deuda de la isla a dos años del paso del huracán María

“Esta semana se recuerdan dos años del paso devastador del huracán María por Puerto Rico. Este miércoles llegaron hasta el capitolio organizaciones sociales de puertorriqueños exigiendo que el...

09/18/2019 | CNN en Español | Organizing for a Just Recovery in Puerto Rico and Beyond
09/14/2019 | Published by: nhlabornews.com
09/14/2019

New Social Contract Tour Come To Manchester (9/15)

New Social Contract Tour Come To Manchester (9/15)

Jennifer Epps-Addison from the Center for Popular Democracy (CPD) is a featured speaker.

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09/14/2019 | nhlabornews.com | Improving Job Quality
09/13/2019 | Published by: Politico
09/13/2019

Scalia vote next week

Scalia vote next week

The report, released by the National Economic & Social Rights Initiative, the National Employment Law Project Action Fund, the Center For Popular Democracy, and other groups, echoes demands...

09/13/2019 | Politico | Improving Job Quality
09/13/2019 | Published by: newfoodeconomy.org
09/13/2019

New York City files $1 million suit against Chipotle for labor violations

New York City files $1 million suit against Chipotle for labor violations

Rachel Deutsch, supervising attorney for worker justice at the Center for Popular Democracy, says this kind of strategic enforcement—lumping many complaints together to identify bad actors rather...

09/13/2019 | newfoodeconomy.org | Improving Job Quality
09/13/2019 | Published by: WQOW-TV (Eau Claire, WI)
09/13/2019

Wisconsin Daybook

Wisconsin Daybook

Organizations host events calling for repeal and replace of ’94 Crime Bill – Organizations including Leaders Igniting Transformation, Black Leaders Organizing for Communities, African American...

09/13/2019 | WQOW-TV (Eau Claire, WI) | Racial Justice

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