Releases and Advisories

05.24.2017

NEW YORK – The New York City Council today passed legislation to improve the schedules and lives of workers across New York City, making New York the fourth and largest city in the country to pass a comprehensive fair workweek package, following Seattle, San Francisco, and...

05.16.2017

Austin, TX – City council members, county commissioners, state legislators, and grassroots organizations from the five largest metropolitan areas in Texas announced a coordinated effort today to support legal challenges against the State of Texas in the first trial of Senate...

05.11.17

President Trump’s “Presidential Commission on Election Integrity” is a sham and a ploy to distract Americans from the investigation into a real and verifiable threat to the...

 

LOS ANGELES – The Center for Popular Democracy (CPD) is pleased to announce that Aura Vasquez, Director for Climate Justice, has been appointed to the Board of Commissioners for...

04.27.2017

New York, NY – A new campaign led by immigrants and workers launched today seeks to expose the companies benefiting from Trump’s agenda. The “Corporate Backers of Hate” campaign, organized by the Center for Popular Democracy (CPD),...

04.25.17

WASHINGTON -- Treasurers and state officials from the states of Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, California, and Illinois today sent a letter to Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair nominee Jay...

04.12.2017

NEW YORK – On the heels of the country’s first-ever convening of municipal elected officials devoted to improving sanctuary city policies, more than 100 elected officials from nearly 65 cities across the country have signed on to an ...

NEW YORK – Today, President Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch, was confirmed after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s decision yesterday to invoke the ‘nuclear option’ and change the longstanding...

NEW YORK – On April 6, the Senate refused to invoke cloture on President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch. Emma Greenman, Director of Voting Rights & Democracy at the Center for Popular Democracy released...

04.05.2017

WASHINGTON, DC – A new Center for Popular Democracy report shows that every year nearly 4,000 immigrants in the DC metropolitan area are left vulnerable to deportation...

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