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07/21/2018 | Published by: The Boston Globe
07/21/2018

Opioid protest at Harvard art museum

Opioid protest at Harvard art museum

ctivists said that this was the fourth protest of its kind targeting an art gallery or school named after the Sackler family. The Sacklers have their names on spaces at the Louvre, the Royal...

07/21/2018 | The Boston Globe | Civic Engagement
07/20/2018 | Published by: Circa
07/20/2018

GOP accuses Dems of stalling Kavanaugh over document requests

GOP accuses Dems of stalling Kavanaugh over document requests

Jennifer Epps-Addison, network president at the grassroots Center for Popular Democracy, stressed that public access to Kavanaugh's legal opinions and documents from his time in the Bush...

07/20/2018 | Circa | Civic Engagement
07/20/2018 | Published by: ArtNews
07/20/2018

Nan Goldin, Activists Bring Sackler Protest to Harvard Art Museums

Nan Goldin, Activists Bring Sackler Protest to Harvard Art Museums

“Protestors threw pill bottles on the floor of the atrium, handed out pamphlets, and held banners and posters with phrases like “MEDICAL STUDENTS AGAINST THE SACKLERS,” and “HARM REDUCTION NOW/...

07/20/2018 | ArtNews | Civic Engagement

Protesters Stage 'Die-In' At Harvard Museum To Criticize Namesake's Link To Opioid Crisis

Several organizations, including the Center for Popular Democracy, SIFMA NOW, ACT UP Boston, participated in the protest.

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07/20/2018 | WBUR | Civic Engagement
07/19/2018 | Published by: ThinkProgress
07/19/2018

There’s officially a Medicare for All caucus in Congress

There’s officially a Medicare for All caucus in Congress

House Democrats formally announced the formation of the Medicare for All caucus on Thursday, and were joined by representatives from various progressive groups — like National Nurses United,...

07/19/2018 | ThinkProgress | Civic Engagement

Fed Up Coalition Advocates for Candidates from Diverse Backgrounds for San Francisco President

07.18.2018

Despite Federal Reserve Chair Jay Powell's ...

07/18/2018 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Why are former Toys R Us workers planning to protest CalSTRS’ investments of private equity?

Supporting the workers are Rise Up Retail, the Center for Popular Democracy and the Organization United for Respect.

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07/18/2018 | Sacramento Bee | Restoring a Fair Workweek

Toys ‘R’ Us Signals Openness to Severance Pay

07.17.2018

NEW YORK, NY – Late yesterday afternoon, Toys ‘R’ Us filed a stipulation in bankruptcy court that grants a two-week period for the now-liquidated company to discuss a resolution...

07/17/2018 | Restoring a Fair Workweek
07/17/2018 | Published by: The Village Voice
07/17/2018

Dying to Entertain Us: Celebrities Keep ODing on Opioids and No One Cares

Dying to Entertain Us: Celebrities Keep ODing on Opioids and No One Cares

Repeating the success of the Ryan White Act on the opioid front would require a massive advocacy movement in the coming years. Longtime activist Jennifer Flynn Walker, director of mobilization and...

07/17/2018 | The Village Voice | Civic Engagement
07/17/2018 | Published by: The Dallas Examiner
07/17/2018

Influence, the power to change

Influence, the power to change

Clad in a “Stand With Black Women” shirt, Mercedes Fulbright, the Texas State Coordinator at Local Progress, commanded attention during her engagement entitled, Deserving and Entitled; Engaging in...

07/17/2018 | The Dallas Examiner | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials

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