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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Thursday, October 17, 2019
Following New Findings on the Effects of Unstable Schedules, Congress to Pursue Fair Scheduling Legislation
In a roundtable discussion today with retail workers, sociologists and policy advocates, Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) announced her intention to introduce the Schedules that Work Act to provide predictable work hours for hourly employees in low-wage industries. Representative DeLauro and...
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Wednesday, September 25, 2019
"A Just Society" Sets the Standard for Housing Justice
Today, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez introduced “A Just Society,” a bold economic justice package of bills to address the root causes of inequality in the United States. The package contains six bills that propose: a vision of housing justice for renters, updates to the federal poverty...
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Wednesday, July 10, 2019
House Democrats Lift Medicare for All As Racial Justice Issue
Today, U.S. Representatives Pramila Jayapal (WA-7), Barbara Lee (CA-13) Ayanna Pressley (MA-7), and Debbie Dingell (MI-12) held a call on the release of a letter from several prominent racial justice organizations urging Members of Congress to sign on to H.R. 1384 , also known as the Medicare for...
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Tuesday, July 09, 2019
Activists Officially Petition Congress to Investigate Kavanaugh
It’s been one year since Brett Kavanaugh was nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court. Today, July 9th, with the scars from the painful confirmation process that followed still freshly visible, activists descended on Washington to call for a comprehensive investigation of now-Justice Brett Kavanaugh...
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Wednesday, May 08, 2019
Opioid Network: CARE Act Is What We Need to End Opioid Epidemic
Today, Senator Elizabeth Warren and Representative Elijah Cummings (D-MD) introduced the CARE Act in each chamber of the United States Congress. The Opioid Network, a project of the Center for Popular Democracy, brought together harm reduction activists, labor and grassroots organizers and...
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