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On November 13 Fair Workweek Initiative Director Carrie Gleason joined Darrion Sjoquist, a Starbucks Barista and member of Working Washington, and Charlie Dewitt from scheduling technology company...
12/02/15
Restoring a Fair Workweek
Threatened by devastating droughts, superstorm hurricanes, and the increasing severity of climate change, CPD, partner organizations, and allies throughout the country took action in October to...
10/31/15
Organizing for Environmental Justice
In early October, the Center for Popular Democracy brought together 20 partners and allies from across the country to start a conversation about our Get Free!: Justice and Opportunity Initiative....
10/31/15
Base-Building & Affiliates
Over 238,600 workers now free from on-call scheduling As of this month, 238,600 retail workers are now free from on-call scheduling— an employer practice that forces working people to put their lives...
10/31/15
Restoring a Fair Workweek
On October 29th, Shena Elrington, CPD’s Director of Immigrant Rights & Racial Justice Policy, participated in a BRIC TV town hall meeting, Breaking Down the Walls: Brooklyn #BHeard on Immigration...
10/31/15
On September 30, Senator Elizabeth Warren joined grassroots community leaders and 15 mayors and city councilmembers in Washington, DC to call on the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (...
10/31/15
Organizing for Housing Justice & A Home to Thrive
In early October, over 40 organizers, member leaders, and staff from 18 partner organizations participated in an intensive two-day New Organizers Training program, held at CPD’s Brooklyn office. The...
10/31/15
Base-Building & Affiliates
The Berks County Residential Center in Pennsylvania is one of only three family detention centers in the country (the other two are in Texas). Immigration advocates have said that the Berks County...
10/31/15
Over 100 progressive elected officials from around the country gathered in Los Angeles this week for Local Progress’ Fourth Annual National Convening to celebrate their victories, share best...
10/31/15
Base-Building & Affiliates
Today, Senator Elizabeth Warren joined grassroots community leaders and 15 Mayors and City Councilmembers in DC. to call on HUD, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to stop selling off tens of thousands of...
09/30/15
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