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[created] | Published by: The American Prospect

Can Community Organizers Build Progressive Power?

Can Community Organizers Build Progressive Power?

Last Tuesday, Alton Sterling was shot and killed while pinned on the ground by Baton Rouge police. The next day, Philando Castile was shot and killed by a cop in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, as he...

The American Prospect | Protecting Immigrant Communities, Organizing for Environmental Justice, Organizing for Education Justice, Raising the Bar for Workers and Families
[created] | Published by: Atlanta Constitution-Journal

Kenny Leon teams up with Marvel stars for Puerto Rico benefit

Kenny Leon teams up with Marvel stars for Puerto Rico benefit

Actress Scarlett Johansson has been in Atlanta working on Marvel’s latest “Avengers” project and keeping up with the harrowing updates out of storm-ravaged Puerto Rico. It could be Christmas...

Atlanta Constitution-Journal | Civic Engagement

Florence District One Candidate Questionnaire: Alexis D. Pipkins, Sr.

The Morning News recently sent out a questionnaire to the candidates running for the Florence School District One Board of Trustees. Here are the answers from Alexis D. Pipkins, Sr. who is running...

SC Now | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
[created] | Published by: Metro Weekly

Healthcare protesters arrested at Republican Senate offices

Healthcare protesters arrested at Republican Senate offices

At least 20 health care activists with pre-existing conditions were arrested during sit-ins at Republican senators’ offices on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, with the numbers of arrests poised to...

Metro Weekly | Civic Engagement

For Many Americans, the Great Recession Never Ended. Is the Fed About to Make It Worse?

When the Federal Reserve considers raising interest rates on July 28—and then again every six weeks after—MyAsia Reid, of Philadelphia, will be paying close attention. Despite holding a bachelor’s...

Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

New Help for Poor Immigrants Who Are in Custody and Facing Deportation

New York Times – November 6, 2013, by Kirk Semple -

At about 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Maximino Leyva Ortiz, wearing an orange jumpsuit, his wrists shackled, stood before a judge in an...

Protecting Immigrant Communities

Activists Call on Fed Chief to Focus on Struggles of Citizens

The China Post - November 16, 2014 - In a rarity for a U.S. central bank chief, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen met Friday with activist groups calling for a...

Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
[created] | Published by: Truth-Out

A Job Guarantee and the Federal Reserve Board

A Job Guarantee and the Federal Reserve Board

The idea that the government would commit itself to act as an employer of last resort and guarantee a job to everyone has been getting more attention in recent months. While many on the left have...

Truth-Out | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

New Report: Racial Disparities Continue at an Alarming Rate for Black Communities

KPFT Houston Radio - March 6, 2015, by Tucker Wilson - CPD's Policy Advocate Shawn Sebastian joins KPFT Radio to discuss racial disparities in unemployment and how the Federal Reserve can build a...

Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
[created] | Published by: Yale Daily News

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...

Yale Daily News | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials

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