Releases and Advisories

10.03.2017

NEW YORK - Immigrant rights organizations hailed the Dignity for Detained Immigrants Act,...

10.02.17

SAN JUAN, PR -- Ahead of President Trump’s visit to Puerto Rico on Tuesday almost two weeks after Hurricane Maria,...

09.29.2017

NEW YORK - In response to news that Immigration and Customs Enforcement targeted hundreds of immigrants in a massive set of raids called Operation Safe City, the Center for Popular Democracy released the following statement from Co-Executive Director Ana Maria Archila:

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09.26.2017

WASHINGTON, DC - In response to news that the U.S. Senate would not be voting on legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the Center for Popular Democracy released the following statement from Jennifer Flynn Walker, Director of CPD's Healthcare...

09.22.17

 

New York, NY – A group of two hundred advocates, led by high school students, took to the steps of the Department of Education today and marched to Manhattan Criminal Summons court calling for...

09.20.17

SAN JUAN/NEW YORK – In preparation for the damage expected from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, which is still struggling from Hurricane Irma earlier this month, a solidarity relief fund has been established to meet the needs of Puerto Rico’s most vulnerable...

09.18.2017

NEW YORK - In response to news that Governor Andrew Cuomo signed an Executive Order preventing state troopers from asking or disclosing immigration information, the Center for Popular Democracy released the following statement from Co-Executive Director Ana Maria Archila:

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09.15.17

NEW YORK – Jennifer Flynn, director of CPD’s Healthcare Justice campaign, released the following statement alerting the media to the likelihood that the Cassidy/Graham bill will pass the Senate next week:

“While the media briefly takes their eyes off the ball, Republicans...

09.15.17

NEW YORK – In response to the acquittal of a St. Louis police officer who shot and killed an unarmed Black man and then planted a gun on the victim, Center for Popular Democracy Co-Executive Director and Network President Jennifer Epps-Addison issued the following statement:...

09.13.17

NEW YORK – In response to the introduction of the latest healthcare bill from Republican senators Bill Cassidy and Lindsey Graham, Jennifer Flynn, director of CPD’s Healthcare Justice campaign, released the following statement:

“It is...

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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.