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Janet Yellen To Jobless African-Americans: You're On Your Own

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen told members of the House of Representatives in a hearing on Wednesday that the Fed's concerns about inflation limit its ability to address high African-American...

07/15/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Schedules that Work Act Reintroduced Amidst National Groundswell for a Fair Workweek

*For Planning Purposes Only*

Contact: Ricardo A. Ramírez, rramirez@populardemocracy.org, 202-464-7376 

Congress will reintroduce...

07/14/2015 | Restoring a Fair Workweek

The Federal Reserve Can Help Close Gender and Racial Wage Gaps by Pursuing Full Employment

The Federal Reserve Can Help Close Gender and Racial Wage Gaps by Pursuing Full Employment


With questions of race and inequality dominating the...

07/14/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Mind the Gap: How the Federal Reserve Can Help Raise Wages for America’s Women and Men

The American economy remains too weak. Over the past 35 years, the vast majority of workers have seen their wages stagnate. And, racial and gender wage gaps have persisted. The failure to...

07/13/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

New Report Details Fundamental Flaws in Long Island Workforce Housing Act

For Immediate Release: May 14, 2015


Contact: Ricardo A. Ramírez, rramirez@...

07/10/2015 | Organizing for Housing Justice & A Home to Thrive
07/9/2015 | Published by: MSNBC
07/9/2015

Is Zara discriminating against people of color?

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Is Zara discriminating against people of color?

Dorian Warren talks with researcher Chaya Crowder about her new report on discrimination at major “fast fashion” outlet Zara.

Source:...

07/9/2015 | MSNBC | Improving Job Quality

What should — and should not — be written into a new U.S. education law

Both the U.S. House and Senate are now — eight years late — debating this week how to rewrite the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, known in its current form as No Child Left Behind. Signed...

07/8/2015 | Organizing for Education Justice

Meet The ‘Rapists’ Who Built Donald Trump’s Empire

As a real estate tycoon, Donald Trump built up and has given his name to ...

07/8/2015 | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

Nearly 2,500 Bridges to Nowhere: Congress Considers Expanding Charter Program Despite Millions Wasted on Closed Schools

UPDATE July 15th -- Earlier this week, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) invoked cloture on the ESEA bill, which contains provisions to...

07/8/2015 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable

Regional Feds’ Head-Hunting Under Scrutiny Over Insider Bias, Delays

New York/Washington. Efforts to fill top positions at some US Federal Reserve regional branches are casting a spotlight on a decades-old process that critics say is opaque, favors...

07/6/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

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