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The Center for Popular Democracy works to create equity, opportunity and a dynamic democracy in partnership with high-impact base-building organizations, organizing alliances, and progressive unions. CPD strengthens our collective capacity to envision and win an innovative pro-worker, pro-immigrant, racial and economic justice agenda. More ›

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Yesterday was a powerful day for racial justice. The House Judiciary Committee reviewed the Immigration No Ban Act, and...
Apr 15, 2021
The school-to-prison-and-deportation pipeline refers to the policies and practices that punish, isolate, marginalize,...
Apr 12, 2021
We are celebrating a huge victory in New York this week! After a year-long fight that culminated in a 23-day hunger...
Apr 8, 2021
Strategic research, policy and legal expertise are critical components to advancing both CPD-driven national campaigns...
Apr 8, 2021
The 2021 legislative session in New Mexico was a historic one. Not only was this the first session that was held...
Apr 8, 2021
The Forge: Organizing Strategy and Practice, a project of CPD, is an online journal and community built by and for...
Apr 8, 2021

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Nearly 70% of immigrants in detention are unrepresented in immigration courts—even during a time where access to publicly funded …

11 months ago

RT @TakeActionMN: George Floyd should be alive today. While we feel collective relief today in Minneapolis, accountability for Derek Chauvi…

6 hours ago