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11/20/2018 | Published by: Bloomberg
11/20/2018

KKR, Bain Create $20 Million Fund for Toys ‘R’ Us Workers

KKR, Bain Create $20 Million Fund for Toys ‘R’ Us Workers

Toys “R” Us shuttered its last stores at the end of June and its liquidation left more than 30,000 workers without expected severance payouts. That prompted months of lobbying by the employees,...

11/20/2018 | Bloomberg | Holding Wall Street Accountable
11/20/2018 | Published by: Huffington Post
11/20/2018

How Laid-Off Toys R Us Workers Came Together To Fight Wall Street

How Laid-Off Toys R Us Workers Came Together To Fight Wall Street

The campaign took on the name Rise Up Retail, which is funded by the Organization United for Respect and the liberal advocacy group Center for Popular Democracy. Through Rise Up Retail, Garcia met...

11/20/2018 | Huffington Post | Holding Wall Street Accountable
11/20/2018 | Published by: CBS News
11/20/2018

$20 Million severance fund started for Toys R Us workers

$20 Million severance fund started for Toys R Us workers

A campaign supported by the advocacy groups Center for Popular Democracy and Gleason's group applauded the move in a news release as "the first important step in ensuring that Toys R Us employees...

11/20/2018 | CBS News | Holding Wall Street Accountable

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

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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

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