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12/5/2018 | Published by: Metro US
12/5/2018

The Fair Workweek bill is approved by City Council

The Fair Workweek bill is approved by City Council

Philly is following the example of New York City, Seattle, San Francisco, Washington D.C. and the state of Oregon, all of which have been lobbied by the "Fair Workweek Initiative," a program of...

12/5/2018 | Metro US | Restoring a Fair Workweek

Chicago teachers go on first-ever charter school strike, demanding more pay, educational resources

“But even with such support, many charter schools are struggling due to little public oversight. In Illinois, the Education Department found in 2010 that the state “has no system in place for [...

12/4/2018 | ThinkProgress | Organizing for Education Justice
12/3/2018 | Published by: Counterpunch
12/3/2018

Climate Jobs for All

Climate Jobs for All

Other groups like the Sierra Club, Demos, 350.org, the Center for Popular Democracy, the Labor Network for Sustainability, and the US Climate Action Network have also been discussing the climate...

12/3/2018 | Counterpunch | Organizing for Climate Justice
11/29/2018 | Published by: Yale Daily News
11/29/2018

Three honored by Jefferson Awards for public service

Three honored by Jefferson Awards for public service

Barkan, who was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in 2016, started two programs at the Center for Popular Democracy, a national advocacy group that promotes progressive political groups...

11/29/2018 | Yale Daily News | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
11/29/2018 | Published by: Capitol View
11/29/2018

AG-elect Ellison announces transition team

AG-elect Ellison announces transition team

Minnesota Attorney General-elect Keith Ellison announced a 36-member transition advisory board on Monday that includes state legislators, prominent attorneys, union members — and even a past...

11/29/2018 | Capitol View | Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy

Community activists stage Cyber Monday protests in fight against Amazon’s HQ2

“Cyber Monday is a big day for Amazon, and Amazon coming to Queens is a big deal for New Yorkers,” Charles Khan, an organizer with the Strong Economy Coalition and the Center for Popular Democracy...

11/26/2018 | MarketWatch | Civic Engagement
11/26/2018 | Published by: Daily Kos
11/26/2018

If Amazon Wants New York, Make It Unionize

If Amazon Wants New York, Make It Unionize

The Center for Popular Democracy awarded Walgreens its “worst employer” prize because of its treatment of the retail chain’s employees.

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11/26/2018 | Daily Kos | Civic Engagement
11/26/2018 | Published by: Politico
11/26/2018

Franken scandal haunts Gillibrand’s 2020 chances

Franken scandal haunts Gillibrand’s 2020 chances

Today, nearly a year after Gillibrand led the charge in calling for Franken’s resignation, the anger is fresh on the minds of major donors across the country...Ana Maria Archila, co-executive...

11/26/2018 | Politico | Civic Engagement
11/26/2018 | Published by: ABC7NY
11/26/2018

Demonstrators Take Over Manhattan Amazon Store in Protest of Queens HQ

Demonstrators Take Over Manhattan Amazon Store in Protest of Queens HQ

"I think Amazon is only going to make it worse," said Charles Khan, of the Center for Popular Democracy. "There's no reason to give them $3 billion when we have so many problems, homelessness."...

11/26/2018 | ABC7NY | Civic Engagement, Holding Wall Street Accountable
11/26/2018 | Published by: AOL.com
11/26/2018

Groups Across NYC Hold a Protest against Amazon’s HQ2

Groups Across NYC Hold a Protest against Amazon’s HQ2

Other participants include: Make the Road New York, New York Communities for Change, The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU), UFCW, Laundry, Distribution and Food Service Joint...

11/26/2018 | AOL.com | Civic Engagement, Holding Wall Street Accountable

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