Releases and Advisories

12.20.2017

WASHINGTON - In response to passage of legislation in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives that would dramatically alter the U.S. tax code, Center for Popular Democracy Action (CPD Action) released the following statement from Ady Barkan,...

12.08.2017

WASHINGTON, DC – Last night, Congress passed a two-week funding bill without addressing key priorities like the DREAM Act. Since the Trump administration ended Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) in September, more than 11,000 young immigrants have lost their...

12.6.2017

WASHINGTON, DC – The Center for Popular Democracy and organizing groups in its network from a slew of states joined other national networks, immigrant rights organizations, labor unions, elected officials, and faith leaders for a massive rally for immigrant rights in the nation’...

12.04.2017

NEW YORK-- “The Fed Up coalition is deeply disappointed that the board of directors at the Richmond Federal Reserve Bank failed to select a diverse candidate with demonstrated independence from the financial sector. In choosing Thomas...

11.17.2017

Statements from Urban Youth Collaborative:

“When Black boys are 7.1 times more likely to be arrested and 4.6 times more likely to receive a summons than White boys and Black girls are 14.4 times more likely...

11.16.2017

NEW YORK — A new report released today by the Center for Popular Democracy, Make the Road New York, New York Communities for Change, and the Partnership for...

11.13.17

Washington D.C. - On Monday, dozens of opioid users and their allies from across the country traveled Washington to pressure Congress to invest $45 billion in addiction treatment and overdose prevention efforts that will help address the opioid epidemic,...

 

11.6.2017

Durham, NC.— Eleven elected officials from throughout the Richmond Federal Reserve region submitted an open letter to the Richmond Federal Reserve demanding the appointment of a Fed president who represents the...

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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.