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Immigration Advocates Are Asking Companies Not To Hire Former Trump Officials

The groups also took out a full-page advertisement in The New York Times reading, "Attention corporate America: don't let hate into your boardroom." The effort is being organized by Restore Public...

04/8/2019 | Bustle | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
04/4/2019 | Published by: The Chicago Reporter
04/4/2019

Lincoln Yards investor Lone Star Funds accused of predatory lending

Lincoln Yards investor Lone Star Funds accused of predatory lending

Those kinds of loans “diverge” from federal and industry standards, according to a report by the Center for Popular Democracy and the ACCE Institute. Because they don’t offer real relief, “...

04/4/2019 | The Chicago Reporter | Advocating for Housing Justice
04/4/2019 | Published by: KVUE-TV (ABC Austin)
04/4/2019

Elected officials rally against 'discriminatory' bills at Texas Capitol

Elected officials rally against 'discriminatory' bills at Texas Capitol

About a dozen city and county elected officials, including Austin City Council Member Greg Casar, were at the Capitol Thursday to talk with lawmakers and voice their opposition to several bills....

04/4/2019 | KVUE-TV (ABC Austin) | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials

Rally at capitol held to protest bills that would give the state power over cities

City council members said they've worked hard to pass paid sick leave and anti-discrimination ordinances. They call the bills an attack on their work.

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04/4/2019 | CBS Austin | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
04/4/2019 | Published by: Harvard Crimson
04/4/2019

Congressional Disorientation

Congressional Disorientation

The Center for Popular Democracy, a progressive advocacy group, had planned to go to Cambridge that week, anticipating that they might capture the new members’ attention. Hoping to amplify their...

04/4/2019 | Harvard Crimson | Civic Engagement

Progressive elites only remember that states exist when they’re out of power in DC. That’s a problem.

In the more professionalized field of community organizing, state-based groups are collaborating on an interstate agenda through national organizing networks like the Center for Popular Democracy...

04/3/2019 | Vox | Civic Engagement
04/3/2019 | Published by: The Bay State Banner
04/3/2019

A push to cancel Puerto Rico debt

A push to cancel Puerto Rico debt

In addition, the activists, which included Chelsea City Council President Damali Vidot and members from activist groups Alianza por Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico Me Llama, Vamos4PR, the Center for...

04/3/2019 | The Bay State Banner | Organizing for a Just Recovery in Puerto Rico and Beyond
04/2/2019 | Published by: New York Magazine
04/2/2019

Why Couldn’t New York Get a More Progressive Budget?

Why Couldn’t New York Get a More Progressive Budget?

Small-donor participation in the state is low, which means that large donations wield significant influence in New York, even by the standards of other states. Public financing could, according to...

04/2/2019 | New York Magazine | Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy

House Democrats on key committees receive funding from anti-single payer groups

“Health insurance companies, the pharmaceutical industry, and other corporate players make billions of dollars off of America’s illness — and they want to keep it that way,” said Jennifer Flynn...

04/1/2019 | ThinkProgress | Civic Engagement

Crossroads School Equity & Justice Institute to Host Helen Gym Member of Philadelphia City Council will speak about the power of local activism as part of the Younes and Soraya Nazarian Equity & Justice Distinguished Lecture Series

Gym, the first Asian-American woman to serve on Philadelphia City Council, is also the national vice chair of Local Progress, a national network of progressive elected officials from local...

04/1/2019 | Santa Monica Daily Press | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials

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Any predictions about how this will go?

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And this is one of the reasons the folks on strike won. Whoop!

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