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By Katrina Gamble, Director of Civic Engagement and Politics In this country being Black and poor means living in constant struggle. The commodification and dehumanization of Black bodies is rooted...
08/29/15
On April 22, CPD and leaders from our partner organizations from around the country met with Senator Elizabeth Warren. We met with Senator Warren because we urgently need more champions among our...
04/28/15
On April 15, over 60,000 workers and allies took part in demonstrations in 200 cities across the country to demand a raise in the minimum wage to $15. The Center for Popular Democracy (CPD) and two...
04/28/15
Raising the Bar for Workers and Families
The recently released Department of Justice investigation of the Ferguson Police Department and the Presidential Task Force on 21st Century Policing Interim Report were the direct results of bold and...
03/27/15
A few weeks ago, CPD staff traveled to Selma, Alabama for the 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday and wrote this reflection on the anniversary and the current movement moment: Fifty years ago civil...
03/27/15
On March 12, joined by three members of Congress on the steps of New York City Hall, CPD, core partner organizations Make the Road New York (MRNY) and New York Communities for Change (NYCC), and...
03/27/15
On March 11, CPD, National People’s Action, USAction, and our state partners helped coordinate We Rise, a national day of action with one simple message: our cities and states belong to us, not big...
03/27/15
  Last week, the Fed Up campaign for a strong economy took a major step forward, with coalition partners in eight cities across the country calling on the Federal Reserve to reform its governance...
03/10/15
Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
Two years ago, in response to inspirational mobilization by thousands of workers in New York City’s service industry, CPD partnered with United New York to hold a one-day symposium and release a...
02/24/15
Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
CPD recently submitted testimony to the presidents task force on 21st century policing in advance of the January 30th listening session on policy and oversight.  Policy and Oversight Listening...
01/28/15

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