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I'm a Puerto Rican refugee from Hurricane Maria. Here's why I care about the Pa. midterm

"I am a hurricane Maria survivor who now calls the state of Pennsylvania my home...Without support from the federal government, I am grateful for the assistance of grassroots organizations and...

10/23/2018 | Penn Live | Organizing for a Just Recovery in Puerto Rico and Beyond
10/23/2018 | Published by: Carolina Journal
10/23/2018

Amendment critics need to move beyond partisan spin

Amendment critics need to move beyond partisan spin

The N.C. Republican Party has endorsed all six amendments. The Democratic Party opposes all six. Cawley delivered his remarks during a news conference organized in connection with two left-of-...

10/23/2018 | Carolina Journal | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
10/22/2018 | Published by: The American Prospect
10/22/2018

The Silver Lining of the New Gilded Age: Fewer Targets

The Silver Lining of the New Gilded Age: Fewer Targets

Members of groups including Hedge Clippers and the Center for Popular Democracy protest outside Blackstone's New York headquarters in January.

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10/22/2018 | The American Prospect | Civic Engagement, Holding Wall Street Accountable
10/18/2018 | Published by: The GW Hatchet
10/18/2018

Panelists talk immigration policy at CNN documentary screening

Panelists talk immigration policy at CNN documentary screening

Ana María Archila, the co-executive director for the Center of Popular Democracy, said immigrants are frightened and anxious just living their lives and going about their daily routines.

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10/18/2018 | The GW Hatchet | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

In NYC Schools, Racial Disparity in Suspension Length

10.15.2018

NEW YORK, NY -- A...

10/15/2018 | Organizing for Education Justice
10/15/2018 | Published by: La Tribuna de Cartagena
10/15/2018

Puerto Rico en quiebra por culpa del Clan Botín

Puerto Rico en quiebra por culpa del Clan Botín

Según la abogado y directora de nuevos proyectos en Center For Popular Democracy, Xiomara Caro “una cosa es la ilegalidad, que se tendría que probar en un tribunal, pero que haya un conflicto de...

10/15/2018 | La Tribuna de Cartagena | Organizing for a Just Recovery in Puerto Rico and Beyond
10/11/2018 | Published by: Texas Monitor
10/11/2018

National advocacy groups are backing the sick-leave effort in Texas

National advocacy groups are backing the sick-leave effort in Texas

National advocacy groups based mostly in Washington, D.C., and Brooklyn, N.Y., were responsible for $1.8 million of the $2.5 million contributed and loaned to the political action committee...

10/11/2018 | Texas Monitor | Ensuring Paid Sick Time for All Workers
10/11/2018 | Published by: Charlotte Observer
10/11/2018

38 Triangle area leaders now urge ‘No’ vote on all 6 constitutional amendments

38 Triangle area leaders now urge ‘No’ vote on all 6 constitutional amendments

More than three dozen Triangle area mayors and council members now publicly oppose six constitutional amendments on the ballot Nov. 6. Thirty-eight leaders from Apex, Carrboro, Chapel Hill, Durham...

10/11/2018 | Charlotte Observer | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials

Witching Hour interview: Fighting economic injustice with attorney Shawn Sebastian

We have not fully recovered from the 2008 crash,” Sebastian told Little Village. “The hole we were put into, the hole we were thrown into by the financial industry 10 years ago, we have not gotten...

10/9/2018 | Little Village | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
10/9/2018 | Published by: Caribbean Business
10/9/2018

Report: Hedge funds that ‘killed’ Toys ‘R’ Us ‘prey’ on Puerto Rico

Report: Hedge funds that ‘killed’ Toys ‘R’ Us ‘prey’ on Puerto Rico

Some of the hedge funds that are speculating on Puerto Rico debt also forced Toys R Us to shut down, according to a report released by Hedge Clippers, which advocates for income equality by...

10/9/2018 | Caribbean Business | Organizing for a Just Recovery in Puerto Rico and Beyond

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