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Legislators urge state to 'double down' on funding for water infrastructure improvements

With a resolution passed Tuesday, Tompkins County legislators are urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state leaders to "double down" on water infrastructure funding through the Water Infrastructure...

03/6/2019 | The Ithaca Voice | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials

Moms Celebrate That JPMorgan Chase Will No Longer "Bank the Private Prison Industry"

Members of MomsRising signed thousands of petitions and delivered letters to their local Chase bank branches from coast to coast as part of the nationwide Families Belong Together Corporate...

03/6/2019 | Latino Rebels | Holding Wall Street Accountable
03/6/2019 | Published by: The Epoch Times
03/6/2019

The Marxist Roots of "Medicare for All"

The Marxist Roots of "Medicare for All"

Jayapal was surrounded by more than 100 supporters, many from groups such as National Nurses United, the Center for Popular Democracy, Our Revolution, Coalition of Labor Union Women, and the Labor...

03/6/2019 | The Epoch Times | Civic Engagement

Following Pressure From Advocates, JPMorgan Chase Stops Financially Backing Private Prisons

"The country has seen the images of humans in cages and heard the cries of children begging to be reunited with their parents. Our immigration enforcement system is cruel and inhumane. Providing...

03/6/2019 | Market Screener | Civic Engagement, Holding Wall Street Accountable

Following Pressure from Advocates, JPMorgan Chase Stops Financially Backing Private Prisons

03.05.2019

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03/5/2019 | Holding Wall Street Accountable, Immigrant Rights - Combating Family Separation & Deportation, Immigrant Rights - Creating Deportation Defense
03/5/2019 | Published by: CBS News
03/5/2019

Rent control could be coming to more states after Oregon

Rent control could be coming to more states after Oregon

Rent control isn't the only way to fix the current housing crisis. But it is one of the easiest. A new report from advocacy groups the Right to the City Alliance, Center for Popular Democracy and...

03/5/2019 | CBS News | Advocating for Housing Justice

Rent Control Passed in Oregon. Will it Work as a Housing-Crisis Solution Nationwide?

For the first time in decades, rent control is under serious consideration by lawmakers across the country. According to a report published last week by advocacy groups Center for Popular...

03/5/2019 | Pacific Standard | Advocating for Housing Justice

In wake of protests, JPMorgan Chase breaks up with private prison industry

Although JPMorgan Chase does not directly admit it, it was grassroots and digital organizers who pressured cancellation of these contracts, after shining a national spotlight on the profitable...

03/5/2019 | Daily Kos | Civic Engagement, Holding Wall Street Accountable
03/5/2019 | Published by: The News & Observer
03/5/2019

Bull City Politics: Durham City Council members announce re-election bids

Bull City Politics: Durham City Council members announce re-election bids

Johnson also serves on the board of Local Progress, a group of progressive elected officials across the country.

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03/5/2019 | The News & Observer | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
03/5/2019 | Published by: Forbes
03/5/2019

JPMorgan Chase Is Done With Private Prisons

JPMorgan Chase Is Done With Private Prisons

Over the past few years, there’s been a steady drumbeat of actions from civil society addressing this relationship. In May of 2017, Make the Road New York, the Center for Popular Democracy, and...

03/5/2019 | Forbes | Civic Engagement, Holding Wall Street Accountable

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RT @Action_NC: At the #backersofhate @BankofAmerica shareholder meeting today, we asked them to stop financing #privateprisons. They said…

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