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New Coalition of Major Black and brown-Led Grassroots Organizations Respond to Plans by Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders for Justice Reform

Washington, D.C.-- In response to plans by Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders to address justice reform as a part of their respective 2020 presidential campaign...

08/20/2019 | Racial Justice
08/17/2019 | Published by: Workers World
08/17/2019

Activists challenge ICE profiteers

Activists challenge ICE profiteers

Shortly after Donald Trump was elected president in 2016, shares of CoreCivic Inc. and GEO Group (CXW and GEO on the stock exchange) shot up 21 and 43 percent, respectively. The two companies...

08/17/2019 | Workers World | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

USCIS niega que director Cuccinelli ordenó retirar Estatua de la Libertad frente a sus oficinas

Una polémica se desató por el retiro de una réplica de la Estatua de la Libertad frente a las oficinas de Servicios de Ciudadanía e Inmigración (USCIS) en Washington, D.C., ya que organizaciones...

08/16/2019 | La Opinión | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
08/12/2019 | Published by: Philadelphia City Paper
08/12/2019

PNC Bank will no longer finance the private-prison industry

PNC Bank will no longer finance the private-prison industry

The Pittsburgh-based PNC Bank is the largest bank in Pennsylvania and operates banks in 19 states. PNC was a large funding partner of CoreCivic, the second-largest private prison operator in the...

08/12/2019 | Philadelphia City Paper | Holding Wall Street Accountable
08/6/2019 | Published by: The Washington Post
08/6/2019

Hispanics in America are under attack

Hispanics in America are under attack

The deadly mass shooting in El Paso this past weekend was an attack on a U.S. city that many of us call home. It is also a city that has been one of the safest in the country for years, and it is...

08/6/2019 | The Washington Post | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

Center for Popular Democracy Grieves Shootings in El Paso, Dayton

08.04.2019

WASHINGTON -- The Center for Popular Democracy released the...

08/4/2019 | Immigrant Rights - Creating Deportation Defense
08/4/2019 | Published by: The Huffington Post
08/4/2019

Puerto Rico’s New Governor Lobbied For Coal Utility That Poisoned Groundwater

Puerto Rico’s New Governor Lobbied For Coal Utility That Poisoned Groundwater

Pierluisi is highly problematic,” said Julio López Varona, a San Juan-based lawyer who works with the Center for Popular Democracy, a think tank. “All of this signals that he would support more...

08/4/2019 | The Huffington Post | Organizing for a Just Recovery in Puerto Rico and Beyond
08/2/2019 | Published by: The Appeal
08/2/2019

Spending Billions On Policing, Then Millions On Police Misconduct

Spending Billions On Policing, Then Millions On Police Misconduct

Kumar Rao of the Center for Popular Democracy was one of the authors of the report. “As a nation we’re spending over $100 billion a year on policing and the vast bulk of that is actually at the...

08/2/2019 | The Appeal | Racial Justice

Puerto Rico's Governor Resigns Friday Night. It's Still Not Clear Who Will Replace Him

Puerto Rican activist Julio López Varona, who works as an organizer for the New York-based Center for Popular Democracy––one of the groups behind the mass protests calling for Rosselló’s...

08/2/2019 | Time | Organizing for a Just Recovery in Puerto Rico and Beyond
08/2/2019 | Published by: The New York Times
08/2/2019

Pride flags and rate cuts: Fed loosens up to connect with average workers

Pride flags and rate cuts: Fed loosens up to connect with average workers

But it has long faced external pressure to keep rates low. Fed Up, an advocacy group started in 2014 and affiliated with the left-leaning Center for Popular Democracy, spent Ms. Yellen’s tenure...

08/2/2019 | The New York Times | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

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