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02/12/2019 | Published by: The New York Times
02/12/2019

After Winning a $15 Minimum Wage, Fast Food Workers Now Battle Unfair Firing

After Winning a $15 Minimum Wage, Fast Food Workers Now Battle Unfair Firing

But Mr. Lander disagreed, saying his proposed legislation was needed, regardless of whether it might be part of a broader campaign to organize fast-food workers. He cited a recent survey by...

02/12/2019 | The New York Times | Civic Engagement
02/12/2019 | Published by: Huffington Post
02/12/2019

Severance Pay Could Be The Next Big Progressive Labor Cause

Severance Pay Could Be The Next Big Progressive Labor Cause

The effort in New Jersey grew directly out of that Toys R Us campaign. Infuriated over the lack of severance, former Toys R Us employees began publicly protesting against the bankrupt company’s...

02/12/2019 | Huffington Post | Civic Engagement
02/11/2019 | Published by: Albany Times-Union
02/11/2019

National liberal groups back ‘fusion voting’ in New York

National liberal groups back ‘fusion voting’ in New York

A letter provided to the Times Union was signed by leaders of national liberal groups Indivisible and Moveon, women's rights advocates from the groups NARAL and UltraViolet, large community...

02/11/2019 | Albany Times-Union | Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy

"Now Is the Time to Be Bold and Unapologetic': Progressives Building 'Unprecedented Political Coalition Around Green New Deal

That attention to "frontline and vulnerable communities" has rallied backers such as Jennifer Epps-Addison, president and co-executive director of the Center for Popular Democracy Network.

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02/11/2019 | Common Dreams | Civic Engagement, Organizing for Climate Justice
02/8/2019 | Published by: Jacobin
02/8/2019

Oakland Teachers Are on the Verge of a Strike

Oakland Teachers Are on the Verge of a Strike

A 2015 report by the Center for Popular Democracy estimated that federal, state, and local governments could lose more than $1.4 billion to charter school fraud and waste. There are also plenty of...

02/8/2019 | Jacobin | Organizing for Education Justice
02/8/2019 | Published by: Climate Nexus
02/8/2019

More Diverse Green Groups Push for More Ambitious Climate Policy

More Diverse Green Groups Push for More Ambitious Climate Policy

By contrast, the groups leading the charge on a Green New Deal, such as the Sunrise Movement and Justice Democrats, include many young, black and brown Americans, as do many of the organizations...

02/8/2019 | Climate Nexus | Civic Engagement, Organizing for Climate Justice
02/8/2019 | Published by: Daily Kos
02/8/2019

250,000 Strong: Frontline Organizers Call for NO to Racist Border Wall!

250,000 Strong: Frontline Organizers Call for NO to Racist Border Wall!

The petition was circulated by progressive groups United We Dream, the Center for Popular Democracy, Move On, Casa and Indivisible.

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02/8/2019 | Daily Kos | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
02/8/2019 | Published by: The Daily Caller
02/8/2019

Ocasio-Cortez Claims Latinos Have the Same Status as Native Americans

Ocasio-Cortez Claims Latinos Have the Same Status as Native Americans

Ocasio-Cortez, along with Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, and Aryanna Pressley of Massachusetts have been promoting an anti-ICE/CBP petition which was first...

02/8/2019 | The Daily Caller | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
02/7/2019 | Published by: Sinclair Broadcasting Group
02/7/2019

House Dems hold presser to cut funding for "deportation force"

House Dems hold presser to cut funding for "deportation force"

Reps Tlaib, Ocasio-Cortez, Pressley and Omar will participate in a news conference with members of United We Dream, MoveOn.org, Indivisible, the Center for Popular Democracy and CASA to call on...

02/7/2019 | Sinclair Broadcasting Group | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
02/7/2019 | Published by: Hoy Los Angeles
02/7/2019

Democrat lawmakers urge no more funding for ICE

Democrat lawmakers urge no more funding for ICE

The groups United We Dream, CASA Maryland, Indivisible, Move On and the Center for Popular Democracy organized the event under the slogan "Defund the deportation force."

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02/7/2019 | Hoy Los Angeles | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

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