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"Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed." These words from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. echoed in our heads every day along the 118-mile trek from...
09/27/17
Racial Justice
On Friday, September 22 a group of about 200 activists, led by high school students, took to the steps of the NYC Department of Education and marched to Manhattan Criminal Summons Court calling for...
09/27/17
Organizing for Education Justice, Promoting Strong Public Schools, Racial Justice
Yesterday morning, dozens of people from across the country showed up at GOP Senators’ homes chanting “kill the repeal, don’t kill us” ahead of a critical vote that afternoon to repeal the Affordable...
07/26/17
Civic Engagement
On June 29, Oregon became the first state to pass a statewide fair workweek law! The Oregon Fair Workweek bill passed the House with a 46-13 bipartisan vote and is headed to the Governor Kate Brown’s...
07/26/17
Restoring a Fair Workweek
Young people have often played significant roles in building and leading powerful social movements, protesting injustice and driving progressive and revolutionary social change. Today, more and more...
07/26/17
Civic Engagement, Organizing for Education Justice, Racial Justice
On June 27, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously voted to divest $40 million from the city’s security investment portfolio with Wells Fargo. After four months of persistent public pressure from...
07/26/17
Holding Wall Street Accountable, Organizing for Climate Justice
Did you know the Center for Popular Democracy is now one of the nation’s largest organizing networks with close to 50 partners and affiliates across 35 states? In the last 6 months, a number of...
07/26/17
On July 4, CPD, the National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA), Citi Community Development, and Cities for Citizenship (C4C) released a new report that shows the surging interest in citizenship...
07/26/17
Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
Each year Local Progress (LP) convenes members from across the country together to celebrate local progressive victories and plan for the year ahead. This year, more than ever, the coordination of...
07/26/17
Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
"This is an amazing accomplishment. One more for Fed Up! The results Fed Up has achieved were impossible to imagine four years ago."- Larry Mishel, President of the Economic Policy Institute  When...
06/21/17
Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

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