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03/11/2019 | Published by: ThinkProgress
03/11/2019

Trump prioritizes school choice, charter schools in latest budget proposal

Trump prioritizes school choice, charter schools in latest budget proposal

"In the years since the Supreme Court struck down critical protections in the Voting Rights Act, voters of color have...

03/11/2019 | ThinkProgress | Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy

The Health 202: Jayapal's Medicare-for-all bill reflects influence of hard-line progressive groups

The measure bears the signs of close involvement by National Nurses United, the Center for Popular Democracy, the...

03/11/2019 | The Washington Post | Civic Engagement
03/10/2019 | Published by: Observer-Dispatch
03/10/2019

Water infrastructure critical to all local governments

Water infrastructure critical to all local governments

Providing clean drinking water to every resident in the city of Oneida is one of our city government’s most important...

03/10/2019 | Observer-Dispatch | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
03/10/2019 | Published by: BuzzFeed News
03/10/2019

Opinion: We Can't Let Right-Wing Hypocrites Weaponize Anti-Semitism

Opinion: We Can't Let Right-Wing Hypocrites Weaponize Anti-Semitism

Brad Lander is a member of the New York City Council, and the board chair of Local Progress, a national network of...

03/10/2019 | BuzzFeed News | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
03/8/2019 | Published by: Facing South
03/8/2019

As bankers back away, for-profit prison companies step up political spending

As bankers back away, for-profit prison companies step up political spending

In 2017, after release of the ITPI report, the national progressive advocacy group Center for Popular Democracy...

03/8/2019 | Facing South | Civic Engagement, Holding Wall Street Accountable

Oregon just enacted statewide rent control—and it could be a model for the country

Rent stabilization measures could go a long way to alleviate the country’s affordable housing crisis, according to the...

03/8/2019 | Curbed | Advocating for Housing Justice

Immigrant Advocates Just Got JPMorgan Chase to Stop Financing Private Prisons

On March 5, JPMorgan Chase made headlines by announcing that the bank would no longer finance private-prison and...

03/8/2019 | The Nation | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

Common Council strengthens tenant rights laws amid other major resolutions

Local renter protections passed by Ithaca City Council: (Seph Murtaugh, Duc Nguyen, George McGonigle, Laura Lewis, and...

03/7/2019 | ithaca.com | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
03/7/2019 | Published by: American Banker
03/7/2019

Bankshot Welcome to Operation Choke Point 2.0

Bankshot Welcome to Operation Choke Point 2.0

When it comes to prison investment, activists and community groups kept up “a very steady drumbeat” opposing JPMorgan’s...

03/7/2019 | American Banker | Civic Engagement, Holding Wall Street Accountable

Following Sustained Campaign, JP Morgan Chase and Co Divests From Private Prison Operators

Common Dreams reported that civil rights groups, like Make the Road NY, the Center for Popular Democracy and New York...

03/7/2019 | People's Dispatch | 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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