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Freedom to Thrive

Report examining 12 city & county budgets reveals heavy spending on policing

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Our Summer of Resistance

This Summer CPD Affiliates Took to The Streets

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Standing Strong Together NYC Gala 2017

Thank You for Celebrating CPD in New York City!

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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. More ›

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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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