Center for Community Change

The Center for Community Change strengthens, connects and mobilizes grassroots groups to enhance their leadership, voice and power.  We believe that vibrant community-based organizations, led by the people most affected by social and economic injustice, are key to putting an end to the failed "on your own" mentality of the right and building a new politics based on community values.

Releases by this organization

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Wednesday, January 05, 2011
House Republicans Reward Corporate Interests by Plotting to Take Health Care Away from Americans
House Republicans have announced that a vote on repealing the recently passed health care reform law will occur on January 12th. Mary Lassen, managing director of the Center for Community Change released the following statement:
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Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Political Reckoning: Don’t Throw Unemployed Workers Under the Bus for Millionaire Tax Cuts
Federally-funded unemployment benefits are set to expire on November 30 impacting nearly 2 million U.S. workers. The following is a statement by Deepak Bhargava, executive director of the Center for Community Change:
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Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Leading Progressive Nonprofit Supports New Campaign to Cap Loan Interest Rates at 10 Percent
Today, the Center for Community Change endorsed the Metro Industrial Areas Foundation’s (IAF) call for capping consumer loan interest rates at 10 percent.
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Tuesday, March 10, 2009
Passage of Employee Free Choice Act is Critical
In response to the introduction of the Employee Free Choice Act in both houses of the U.S. Congress, the Center for Community Change released the following statement: "We urge the House and Senate to quickly pass this important piece of legislation. Our economy can only prosper when it works for everyone. Especially in difficult times, American communities have a history of meeting challenges by coming together.
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Thursday, February 26, 2009
Grassroots Groups Mobilize, Napolitano Orders Review of First Workplace Raid Under Obama Administration
The Center for Community Change today met with representatives of the Department of Homeland Security to continue discussing the first workplace raid under President Obama. The meeting followed a day of furious activity as the Fair Immigration Reform Movement helped lead the rapid response mobilization of grassroots activists throughout the country through use of its Mobile Action Network, producing calls, faxes and emails to the White House.
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