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04/22/2019 | Published by: Medium Politics
04/22/2019

What’s the Best Way to Give Reparations?

What’s the Best Way to Give Reparations?

“Jennifer Epps-Addison, co-director of the Center for Popular Democracy, a progressive grassroots organizing network, argues that reparations proposals that don’t include direct financial...

04/22/2019 | Medium Politics | Racial Justice

The Federal Government Failed Homeowners. How Much Blame Does Julián Castro Deserve?

Shortly after releasing its September 2014 report, the Center for Popular Democracy and allied organizations staged protests outside HUD offices in 10 cities demanding an end to DASP. About a year...

04/22/2019 | Huffington Post | Advocating for Housing Justice
04/17/2019 | Published by: Times Union
04/17/2019

Fund eyes sale of stake in US child migrant centre contractor

Fund eyes sale of stake in US child migrant centre contractor

The city councils of Ithaca and Rochester have indicated their support of both bills. Kingston has launched a series of public hearings for various stakeholders — including tenants, advocates,...

04/17/2019 | Times Union | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
04/17/2019 | Published by: Times Union
04/17/2019

Three upstate communities endorse statewide rent regulations

Three upstate communities endorse statewide rent regulations

The city councils of Ithaca and Rochester have indicated their support of both bills. Kingston has launched a series of public hearings for various stakeholders — including tenants, advocates,...

04/17/2019 | Times Union | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
04/16/2019 | Published by: Next City
04/16/2019

Rent Control Policies Gaining Momentum Across America

Rent Control Policies Gaining Momentum Across America

We are seeing real political momentum behind the policy of rent control and tenant protections more broadly,” says Sarah Treuhaft, managing director at PolicyLink, which, with the Center for...

04/16/2019 | Next City | Advocating for Housing Justice
04/16/2019 | Published by: 5280
04/16/2019

What Would Rent Control Mean for Colorado?

What Would Rent Control Mean for Colorado?

It is generally accepted that rent-control policies improve the quality of life for tenants who benefit from them. In cities with tight housing markets and skyrocketing rents, tenants in rent-...

04/16/2019 | 5280 | Advocating for Housing Justice
04/15/2019 | Published by: San Jose Spotlight
04/15/2019

San Jose City Council to debate moving mayoral elections

San Jose City Council to debate moving mayoral elections

Infrequent voters – those who vote only (in) presidential elections – are disproportionately people of color, Iess educated and closer to the poverty line,” wrote Emma Greenman, the director of...

04/15/2019 | San Jose Spotlight | Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy
04/15/2019 | Published by: Financial Times
04/15/2019

Jefferies brokers deal for US child immigrant contractor

Jefferies brokers deal for US child immigrant contractor

Ana María Archila, co-executive director of the Center For Popular Democracy, has attacked investment banks for working with companies involved in Mr Trump’s family separation policy, telling the...

04/15/2019 | Financial Times | Holding Wall Street Accountable

Fair firings for fast-food workers: A new law would ensure no termination without just cause

In a new report, “Fired on a Whim: The Precarious Existence of NYC Fast-Food Workers,” the Center for Popular Democracy, Fast Food Justice and the National Employment Law Project surveyed 539 fast...

04/11/2019 | New York Daily News | Improving Job Quality

Progressives Scramble to Fight Back Against Texas Republicans’ Attacks on Local Control

On the steps of the Capitol last Thursday, Casar introduced the new Texas chapter of Local Progress, a national network of local progressive elected officials. Leaders from around the state —...

04/10/2019 | Texas Observer | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials

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