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Expanding Voter Registration in Cities and Counties: A Toolkit for Local Policymakers

American democracy is at a crossroads. More than a decade of attacks on voting rights and democratic participation—from Shelby County v. Holder to restrictive state voter ID laws—have undermined the...

07/13/2018 | Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy

Trapped In Part-Time: Walmart’s Phantom Ladder of Opportunity

Walmart drives working conditions in retail. Walmart’s size is unparalleled: with 1.5 million American workers, the company is the largest corporate employer and the largest low-wage employer in the...

06/13/2018 | Restoring a Fair Workweek

Bankrolling Oppression: How Wall Street Companies Finance the Private Prison and Immigrant Detention Industry

The private prison and immigrant detention industry profits off of the pain of communities and the separation of families. As the Trump administration continues to advance policies that further...

04/30/2018 | Center for Popular Democracy, Make the Road New York, New York Communities for Change, Enlace International, and the Strong Economy for All Coalition | Combating Discriminatory Policing, Combating Family Separation & Deportation, Creating Deportation Defense, Holding Wall Street Accountable, Racial Justice

From Failure to Freedom: Dismantling Milwaukee's School-to-Prison Pipeline with the Youth Power Agenda

The systemic criminalization of youth of color, youth with disabilities, and youth of color with disabilities in schools is one of the most blatant and egregious examples of structural racism and...

04/10/2018 | Center for Popular Democracy and Leaders Igniting Transformation (LIT) | Organizing for Education Justice

10 Years After: the Financial Crisis and the New York Federal Reserve District

This report marks the 10-year anniversary of the global financial crisis that threatened the stability of the financial system and resulted in severe and protracted economic hardship for communities...

03/8/2018 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

National Survey of Retail Workers: Key Insights for Workforce Development

As the nation’s largest private employer, retail is a significant driver of both national and regional economies and employs 10 percent of the private sector workforce.

03/2/2018 | Restoring a Fair Workweek

Working People Still Need a Voice at the Fed: 2018 Diversity Analysis of Federal Reserve Bank Directors

In 2016 the Center for Popular Democracy’s Fed Up campaign published “To Represent the Public: The Federal Reserve’s Continued Failure to Represent the American People.” The report uncovered a...

02/14/2018 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Deepening Our Democracy: How Localities Can Expand Voting Rights

American democracy is at a crossroads. To deliver on the promise of a representative, inclusive democracy, our electoral system must provide every American the opportunity to meaningfully participate...

01/4/2018 | Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy

Reclaim, Reimagine, and Reinvest: Analysis of Los Angeles County's Criminalization Budget

For too long, Los Angeles County (“the County”) has viewed public safety exclusively through a policing and incarceration lens and poured billions of limited public resources into failing solutions....

12/12/2017 | Combating Discriminatory Policing, Racial Justice

Wall Street's Border Wall: How Five Firms Stand to Benefit Financially from Anti-Immigrant Policy

Donald Trump has made his call for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border a signature feature of his campaign for the presidency and his first year in office. A symbol of the rising tide of xenophobia...

11/16/2017

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