Releases and Advisories

05.09.2018

WASHINGTON, DC – Toys ‘R’ Us workers, their allies in Congress and more than 100 community leaders gathered on Capitol Hill today to launch a campaign for justice for working people and communities hurt by the company’s bankruptcy, which is set to put more than 30,000 employees...

05.03.2018

New York, NY - In response to the violent reaction of the Puerto Rico Police Department to a peaceful assembly of students, families and activists on May Day protesting against austerity measures and the national debt, the Center for Popular Democracy signed on to an open...

04.16.2018

WASHINGTON, DC -- In response to the nomination of Richard Clarida as Vice-Chair of the Federal Reserve, the Fed Up coalition released the following statement from Director Shawn Sebastian:

"Donald Trump is on his way to re-shaping the nation's most important economic...

04.13.2018

Yesterday afternoon, the House Agriculture Committee released the 2018 Agriculture and Nutrition Act, an $844 billion measure authorizing farm programs and policy, as well as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as food stamps. 

The bill that was...

03.26.2018

In response to recent reports that the New York Federal Reserve Board has chosen John Williams as the next President of the...

03.18.2018

NEW YORK, NY – Ten years to the day after Bear Stearns fell, ushering in one of the worst economic recessions in American history, a new report shows that the recovery is far from over, and that many New Yorkers are still worse off today than they were before the crash. 

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02.15.2018

WASHINGTON, DC -- In response to the Rounds-King amendment proposed by the "Common Sense Caucus" as part of the Senate's open debate on immigration, the Center for Popular Democracy released the following statement from Co-Executive Director...

02.14.2018

WASHINGTON, DC -- In response to the release of the Trump administration’s budget for FY 2019, the Center for Popular Democracy released the following statement from Co-Executive Director and Network President Jennifer Epps-Addison:

“Trump’s budget is a full-...

02.12.2018

WASHINGTON, DC -- In response to the release of a long-awaited infrastructure plan from the Trump administration, the Center for Popular Democracy, a national association of community organizations, released the following statement from Co-Executive Director...

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CPD Impact

Nov 2016: During 2016, the Federal Reserve made an historic shift in how it makes the most important economic decisions in the country. For the first time they are taking into account low-income communities of color. For the past 100 years the Fed has been dominated by white, male, corporate executives who have cared little about building an economy that works for everyone.