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02/6/2018 | Published by: 100 Days in Appalachia
02/6/2018

“No hate in my holler” march is a window into West Virginia’s political divide

“No hate in my holler” march is a window into West Virginia’s political divide

When Jessica Shayan saw on Facebook that the national group CPD Action, a sister organization of the Center for Popular Democracy, had planned a march to coincide with President Trump and House...

02/6/2018 | 100 Days in Appalachia | Civic Engagement

At Republican Retreat, Protest Power Was On Display As Progressives Eye Midterm Elections

The protesters’ action at the Republican retreat was organized by the Center for Popular Democracy Action, in coordination with local affiliates.

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02/5/2018 | The Intercept | Civic Engagement
02/2/2018 | Published by: Facing South
02/2/2018

Bringing Black Voices to the Immigration Reform Debate

Bringing Black Voices to the Immigration Reform Debate

A Haitian American who grew up in Miami's Little Haiti community, Francesca Menes remembers the global cries for "Democracy for Haiti" following the 1991 coup. Amidst the current threats to...

02/2/2018 | Facing South | Connecting Elected Officials for ‘Local Progress’
02/2/2018 | Published by: People's World
02/2/2018

Demonstrators bring Dreamers, TPS cause to Trump’s doorstep

Demonstrators bring Dreamers, TPS cause to Trump’s doorstep

Several dozen demonstrators, organized by progressive groups and chanting in Spanish, brought the cause of the Dreamers and Temporary Protected Status refugees—both groups targeted for eviction...

02/2/2018 | People's World | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative, Civic Engagement
02/2/2018 | Published by: The New York Times
02/2/2018

Yellen, Departing Fed, Will Join Brookings

Yellen, Departing Fed, Will Join Brookings

Fed Up, a coalition of unions and community groups, said it would deliver a giant “Thank You” card to the Fed on Friday afternoon to celebrate Ms. Yellen’s success in reducing unemployment.

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02/2/2018 | The New York Times | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Watch protesters descend on 5-star resort where GOP plots against American workers

Scores of protesters, gathered for a march organized by the Center for Popular Democracy Action in partnership with Tax March, converged on West Virginia Thursday from ten different states.

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02/1/2018 | Shareblue Media | Civic Engagement
01/31/2018 | Published by: The Huffington Post
01/31/2018

Hundreds To Protest Potential Safety Net Cuts At GOP Retreat

Hundreds To Protest Potential Safety Net Cuts At GOP Retreat

"We’re stronger together. And right now, more than ever, we need our elected officials to be looking at how we expand the safety net, how we provide more opportunities and more stability to...

01/31/2018 | The Huffington Post | Civic Engagement
01/30/2018 | Published by: Associated Press in The Republic
01/30/2018

Jenkins says Trump coming to West Virginia’s Greenbrier

Jenkins says Trump coming to West Virginia’s Greenbrier

Protest organizers, including the Center for Popular Democracy, say they expect more than 500 people from several states to show up and demonstrate against cuts in social safety net programs....

01/30/2018 | Associated Press in The Republic | Civic Engagement

Nina Tassler & Denise DiNovi Launch Indie Studio PatMa Focused On Diverse Voices

PatMa Prods. has forged strategic partnerships with several organizations with shared common values, including the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, Center for Popular Democracy, and...

01/29/2018 | Deadline | Civic Engagement
01/29/2018 | Published by: The Hollywood Reporter
01/29/2018

Nina Tassler, Denise Di Novi Launch Independent Studio for the Time's Up Era

Nina Tassler, Denise Di Novi Launch Independent Studio for the Time's Up Era

PatMa has already forged strategic partnerships with several organizations with shared common values, including the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, Center for Popular Democracy and...

01/29/2018 | The Hollywood Reporter | Civic Engagement

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