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Puerto Rican and Allied Groups Decry Trump’s Plan to Raid Disaster Funds for Puerto Rico and Other Stricken Areas as “reposterous” and “an abominable sleight of hand”

01.11.2019

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01/11/2019 | Center for Popular Democracy and VAMOS4PR | Organizing for a Just Recovery in Puerto Rico and Beyond
01/10/2019 | Published by: InStyle
01/10/2019

The Badass 50: Meet the Women Who Are Changing the World

The Badass 50: Meet the Women Who Are Changing the World

25. Ana Maria Archila: Last September the sexual-violence survivor confronted Sen. Jeff Flake in an elevator on live TV moments before he was to vote on Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination...

01/10/2019 | InStyle | Civic Engagement

School Suspension Hearings: New Pro Bono Project Gives Students Representation

Throughout law school I worked with the Suspension Representation Project (SRP) as an advocate in New York City public school suspension hearings, and am now helping to coordinate a new project at...

01/8/2019 | LexBlog | Organizing for Education Justice
01/8/2019 | Published by: The Intercept
01/8/2019

There Is a Real Border Crisis. A Wall Would Only Make It Worse.

There Is a Real Border Crisis. A Wall Would Only Make It Worse.

Trump’s call for a “wall” then is, as Ana María Archila, from the Center for Popular Democracy, wrote in a press release, the “latest in a series of racist, anti-immigrant attacks that are meant...

01/8/2019 | The Intercept | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

Seattle council members give New York a lesson on what comes with Amazon

Monday's event was facilitated by labor-friendly groups Local Progress and The Center for Popular Democracy, and sponsored by Make the Road.

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01/7/2019 | KUOW | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials

During visit to New York, Seattle councilmember says Amazon didn't keep its word

"In fact, they funded the opposition," she said during a briefing hosted by Local Progress. "And what we saw was not just an attack on policy, but on the very existence on public policy making and...

01/6/2019 | K5 News | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
01/4/2019 | Published by: KJZZ
01/4/2019

Former Toys R Us Employees In Metro Phoenix Get Money

Former Toys R Us Employees In Metro Phoenix Get Money

Former store manager Tracy Auerbach teamed up with Rise Up Retail and Center for Popular Democracy to push for severance pay for 33,000 employees.

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01/4/2019 | KJZZ | Restoring a Fair Workweek
12/22/2018 | Published by: Texas Tribune
12/22/2018

As most states raise their minimum wages, Texas refuses to budge

As most states raise their minimum wages, Texas refuses to budge

Mercedes Fulbright, the Texas state coordinator for Local Progress, a national network of progressive local elected officials, said city officials are working to convince the state that they are...

12/22/2018 | Texas Tribune | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
12/20/2018 | Published by: Politico
12/20/2018

Trump administration asylum limits struck down

Trump administration asylum limits struck down

DHS OVERSIGHT HEARING: Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen will testify before the Judiciary Committee this morning for the first time in her official role leading the agency. Advocacy groups, Families...

12/20/2018 | Politico | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
12/19/2018 | Published by: Artsy
12/19/2018

Brought the fight against the opioid epidemic to the art world.

Brought the fight against the opioid epidemic to the art world.

The grassroots group meets regularly at Goldin’s Brooklyn apartment to coordinate protests at the many museums bearing the Sackler name. In an interview with Artsy, community organizer Jennifer...

12/19/2018 | Artsy | Civic Engagement

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