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04/10/2019 | Published by: Univision
04/10/2019

Wall Street banks still funding the private prison industry

Wall Street banks still funding the private prison industry

New data reveals how Wall Street banks provided more than $2.6 billion in financing to the private prison industry....

04/10/2019 | Univision | Holding Wall Street Accountable

Bank of America Is Now the Only Big Bank ‘Profiting From Family Separation’

A report released Tuesday by In the Public Interest, the Public Accountability Initiative, and the Center for Popular...

04/10/2019 | Rewire | Holding Wall Street Accountable

New Data Reveals Wall Street Continues to Provide Private Prisons Over $2.6 Billion in Financing

Today, a freshly published data brief by In the Public Interest, the Public Accountability Initiative, and the Center...

04/10/2019 | Latino Rebels | Holding Wall Street Accountable
04/10/2019 | Published by: Maine Beacon
04/10/2019

Fair workweek proposal addresses shift workers’ precarious schedules

Fair workweek proposal addresses shift workers’ precarious schedules

“Just-in-time scheduling is the practice, pervasive in low-wage industries, of publishing work schedules just days in...

04/10/2019 | Maine Beacon | Improving Job Quality, Restoring a Fair Workweek
04/9/2019 | Published by: AM New York
04/9/2019

Unpaid NY workers' claims languish amid case backlog, advocates say

Unpaid NY workers' claims languish amid case backlog, advocates say

Between 2013 and 2015, the DOL helped workers collect an average of $27 million annually in mandated pay, such as the...

04/9/2019 | AM New York | Improving Job Quality, Restoring a Fair Workweek

Immigration Advocates Are Asking Companies Not To Hire Former Trump Officials

The groups also took out a full-page advertisement in The New York Times reading, "Attention corporate America: don't...

04/8/2019 | Bustle | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
04/4/2019 | Published by: The Chicago Reporter
04/4/2019

Lincoln Yards investor Lone Star Funds accused of predatory lending

Lincoln Yards investor Lone Star Funds accused of predatory lending

Those kinds of loans “diverge” from federal and industry standards, according to a report by the Center for Popular...

04/4/2019 | The Chicago Reporter | Organizing for Housing Justice & A Home to Thrive
04/4/2019 | Published by: KVUE-TV (ABC Austin)
04/4/2019

Elected officials rally against 'discriminatory' bills at Texas Capitol

Elected officials rally against 'discriminatory' bills at Texas Capitol

About a dozen city and county elected officials, including Austin City Council Member Greg Casar, were at the Capitol...

04/4/2019 | KVUE-TV (ABC Austin) | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials

Rally at capitol held to protest bills that would give the state power over cities

City council members said they've worked hard to pass paid sick leave and anti-discrimination ordinances. They call the...

04/4/2019 | CBS Austin | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
04/4/2019 | Published by: Harvard Crimson
04/4/2019

Congressional Disorientation

Congressional Disorientation

The Center for Popular Democracy, a progressive advocacy group, had planned to go to Cambridge that week, anticipating...

04/4/2019 | Harvard Crimson

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In 2017, CPD launched the María Fund to provide emergency funding to Puerto Ricans devastated by Hurricane María and raised over $7 …

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