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From Failure to Freedom

New report calls on Milwaukee Public Schools to divest from policing young people

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10 Years After the Financial Crash

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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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        The systemic criminalization of youth of color, youth with disabilities, and youth of color with disabilities in schools is one of the most blatant...
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        Young people in Milwaukee, led by a youth organizing group, Leaders Igniting Transformation (LIT), launched a campaign...
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        On March 15, CPD Wisconsin affiliate Black Leaders Organizing for Communities (BLOC) moderated a conversation with...
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        CPD’s newest initiative, the State Power Project (SPP), is designed to build the grassroots organizational strength of...
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        On March 5, the CPD Network joined United We Dream, the Women’s March, and a number of other groups to organize a mass...
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        The New York Federal Reserve is choosing the second most influential monetary policymaking position in the country --...
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        The first weekend in March, Local Progress members from across the Empire State descended on Saratoga Springs, NY for...
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