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Poll Finds Voters Rank Lack Of Parental Involvement, Over-Testing As Top Education Problems

iSchoolGuide - April 8, 2015, by Sara Guaglione - According to...

[created] | Published by: Los Angeles Daily News

Payday lenders must be stopped from preying on the poor: Guest commentary

Payday lenders must be stopped from preying on the poor: Guest commentary

Payday lending has come under attack in recent years for exploiting low-income borrowers and trapping them in a cycle of debt. The problem has grown to such an extent that last month, the Consumer...

Los Angeles Daily News | Organizing for Housing Justice & A Home to Thrive

Man with ALS confronts Flake on plane over tax bill vote

A progressive activist who identified himself as diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's Disease (ALS) confronted Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) on an airplane this week over Flake's vote on the GOP tax-reform...

The Hill | Civic Engagement

A Broken Promise: Agency-Based Voter Registration in New York City

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Voter registration is the number one barrier to the vote. An estimated 51 million eligible citizens, more than 24 percent of the electorate, could not cast a ballot on...

Fighting for an Inclusive Democracy

Immigration Advocates Applaud Mayor Bill De Blasio’s ID Card Plan

CBSNew York - February 11, 2014 - Undocumented immigrants and their supporters are cheering Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan for creating city identification cards this year. But, as WCBS 880′s Alex...

[created] | Published by: NPR

Ana Maria Archila On Confronting Jeff Flake

Ana Maria Archila On Confronting Jeff Flake

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Ana Maria Archila of the Center for Popular Democracy about her widely-publicized confrontation with Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona in a Capitol Hill elevator....

NPR | Civic Engagement

Newark Student Sit-in Lasted Through the Night at District Headquarters

NJ.com - February 18, 2015, by Naomi Nix - New Jersey Communities United organizer and NSU co-founder Thais Marques said the school district is preventing food from coming up to the students...

Organizing for Education Justice
[created] | Published by: Huffington Post (republished in CounterPunch)

Advice From Seattle: On Local Level Citizen Activism After The Sanders Campaign

Advice From Seattle: On Local Level Citizen Activism After The Sanders Campaign

As the 2016 primary season ends and Bernie Sanders backers look beyond next month’s Democratic convention in Philadelphia, many who’ve “felt the Bern” have their eye on local politics.


Huffington Post (republished in CounterPunch)

Debbie Lesko wins Arizona congressional race, leaves Republicans anxious about the fall

Ady Barkan, the California man with ALS who confronted Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Arizona, over health care issues last year, started an organization to oppose GOP health care policies and raised money...

Arizona Central | Civic Engagement

La incertidumbre de los puertorriqueños de Nueva York que no han podido comunicarse con sus familiares en la isla

Por otro lado, el Center for Popular Democracy lanzó un fondo de emergencia para asistir a organizaciones que trabajan con comunidades de bajos ingresos, que son más vulnerables a los daños de...

Univision 41 | Civic Engagement, Organizing for Environmental Justice


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From the Labor Movement to the Civil Rights Movement, Latine workers have always been the beating heart of the fight for BIPOC working class liberation. Our ancestors understood that solidarity and organizing were the main ingredients in the recipe for liberation. https://t.co/WnTADbpJwM

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Worker-organizers and freedom fighters like Dolores Huerta knew that forming unions and building strong social movements would be key to dismantling the systems of racist and capitalist oppression holding farm and domestic workers down. https://t.co/burMsg0YlB

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