Center for Popular Democracy

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.

 

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Wednesday, May 05, 2021
Center for Popular Democracy: Decision Overturning the CDC's Eviction Moratorium Will Force Millions of Families into Homelessness or Unsafe Housing
“Today’s decision by D.C. District Judge Dabney Friedrich to vacate the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) temporary federal eviction moratorium will cause irreparable harm to millions of families across the country who have been devastated by the economic and global health crisis...
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Tuesday, April 06, 2021
New Survey: 41% of Young People Reported Feeling Unsafe When They See Police in Schools
More than two thirds of students think police should be removed from schools; one in five students reported police verbally harass or make fun of young people in school; and, two out of every five young people surveyed felt unsafe seeing police in schools, according to a new survey released by the...
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Monday, March 29, 2021
Center for Popular Democracy’s Statement on the Extension of Eviction Moratorium
“The Center for Popular Democracy commends the Biden administration for extending the CDC eviction moratorium through June. This critical public health measure is life-changing for millions of families on the brink of eviction. While those facing housing insecurity are breathing a sigh of relief...
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Monday, March 29, 2021
Center For Popular Democracy Kicks Off "National Week of Action" Demanding Solutions to Converging Climate and Housing Crises
Today, the Center for Popular Democracy, joined by the Green New Deal Network, One PA, Action NC, Make the Road Nevada and other activists kicked off a “National Week of Action” calling on elected officials to develop bold plans to address the converging climate and housing disasters. Over the...
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Thursday, March 18, 2021
Center for Popular Democracy Network Statement on the Introduction of the Puerto Rico Self-Determination Act
“Today, we celebrate the introduction of the Puerto Rico Self-Determination Act of 2021 by Representative Nydia Velazquez, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Senator Bob Menendez. If passed, the legislation would empower Puerto Ricans with a democratic, just mechanism to determine their...
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Thursday, March 04, 2021
Center for Popular Democracy Network’s Statement on the Introduction of the Dream and Promise Act
“Last night, Congresswoman Roybal-Allard and Congresswoman Lofgren introduced the Dream and Promise Act. This legislation, if passed, would provide a pathway to citizenship for immigrants who came to the United States as youth and for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) beneficiaries. The introduction...
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Thursday, March 04, 2021
House Passage of HR1 Marks a Hopeful Day for Democracy and Racial Justice
Following the House passage of the For The People Act (HR1), Ría Thompson-Washington Senior Manager, Voting Rights & Democracy at the Center for Popular Democracy issued the following statement: We applaud the leadership of House members who passed HR1 today. They took action urgently needed to...
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Thursday, January 21, 2021
Center for Popular Democracy Network Statement on Moratorium on Deportations
The new Biden Administration released a first-ever order to institute a moratorium on deportations. This policy was unimaginable in previous years, and it is the result of many years of organizing by immigrant communities who made visible to the country the inhumanity of our detention and...
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Thursday, January 21, 2021
Center for Popular Democracy Statement in Response to Executive Orders Undoing Trump Policies
“Today, we usher in a new, brighter moment for our people and for our future with a series of executive orders issued and proposed by President Joe Biden. After four years of attacks on Black, Brown and Native communities, we are relieved that the new president’s first action has been to issue...
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Monday, December 21, 2020
Center for Popular Democracy Network Statement on Proposed COVID Relief Package
Today, after months of inaction and obstruction by Leader McConnell and the GOP, Congress reached a deal to approve a modest COVID relief package. For families struggling through this crisis, this package offers some important support, but falls woefully short of what people truly need to recover...
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