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ANA MARIA ARCHILA: My Story Moved Jeff Flake

“We will continue to fight until this nomination is withdrawn or voted down,” says Ana Maria Archila, Co-Executive Director of the Center for Popular Democracy Action

09.28.2018

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Ana Maria Archila, Co-Executive Director of the Center for Popular Democracy and the Center for Popular Democracy Action, moved Jeff Flake to say he will not vote “yes” for Brett Kavanaugh until a full investigation has been completed by the FBI.

In response, she released the following statement:

Senators Must Bring Justice to Christine Blasey Ford

Center for Popular Democracy Action Demands Senators Keep Brett Kavanaugh From Becoming Supreme Court Justice

09.27.2018

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee as hundreds came to Capitol Hill to show solidarity and support, many of whom are survivors themselves. After her testimony, 59 people got arrested in front of the Supreme Court while chanting and saying that they believe her and demanding that Senators cancel the nomination.

Center for Popular Democracy Action Responds to Fund for Collins’ Future Opponent 

“It’s time for Collins to prove that she’s not tied to corporate bribes,” says national community organizing network

09.12.2018

WASHINGTON, DC Jennifer Epps-Addison, Network President and Co-Executive Director of the Center for Popular Democracy Action, released the following statement after its allies, Mainers for Accountable Leadership and Maine People’s Alliance, along with the Be a Hero PAC, had raised $1 million in small donations for Senator Susan Collins’ opponent if she votes for Brett Kavanaugh:

Despite Election Outcome, Kerri Harris Run a Victory for Working People

“Kerri Evelyn Harris will continue her fight on the streets of Kent County and in the power structures of Washington, D.C,” says national community organizing network

09.06.2018

WILMINGTON, DE – In response to Kerri Harris conceding her Delaware primary for United States Senate, Center for Popular Democracy Action (CPD Action), a national network of grassroots community organizations, released the following today from Co-Executive Director and Network President Jennifer Epps-Addison:

Center for Popular Democracy Action Endorses Julia Salazar, Jessica Ramos for State Senate

“New Yorkers have the chance to elect two exciting candidates who can inject new energy into the State Senate,” says national community organizing network

08.16.2018

NEW YORK, NY – Center for Popular Democracy Action (CPD Action), a national network of grassroots community organizations, released the following statements from Co-Executive Director and Network President Jennifer Epps-Addison endorsing Julia Salazar and Jessica Ramos for New York State Senate:

Center for Popular Democracy Action Endorses Abdul El-Sayed, Rashida Tlaib

“Michigan has the chance to elect two visionaries who can transform a state that deserves far better representation,” says national community organizing network

07.23.2018

NEW YORK, NY – Center for Popular Democracy Action (CPD Action), a national network of grassroots community organizations, released the following statements from Co-Executive Director and Network President Jennifer Epps-Addison endorsing Julia Salazar and Jessica Ramos for New York State Senate:

Center for Popular Democracy Action Endorses Candidates for Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor, Milwaukee Sheriff

“Milwaukeeans have a chance to close the door on a dark chapter of their history,” says national community organizing network

07.19.2018

MILWAUKEE, WI – Center for Popular Democracy Action (CPD Action), a national network of grassroots community organizations, released the following statements from Co-Executive Director and Network President Jennifer Epps-Addison endorsing Mandela Barnes for Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor and Earnell Lucas for Milwaukee County Sheriff:

Center for Popular Democracy Action Endorses Progressive Candidates for Minnesota Governor, Attorney General, and Congress

“Erin Murphy, Keith Ellison and Ilhan Omar have proven that they have the vision and the courage to fight for Minnesotans in every corner of the state,” says national community organizing network

07.12.2018

Center for Popular Democracy Action Endorses Kerri Harris for U.S. Senate in Delaware

“Kerri has been a warrior for those all too often left out of the conversation in Delaware,” says national community organizing network

07.03.2018

WASHINGTON, DC – Center for Popular Democracy Action (CPD Action), a national network of grassroots community organizations, released the following today from Co-Executive Director and Network President Jennifer Epps-Addison:

Ady Barkan’s Be A Hero Fund Backs Tipirneni with $50K+ Ad Buy in AZ-8

Ad comes as polls tighten in Arizona special election​

04.19.2018

PHOENIX, AZ – With polls tightening in the Arizona 8th Congressional District special election scheduled for April 24th, Ady Barkan’s Be A Hero fund on Thursday announced a $50,000 TV ad campaign backed by the Working Families Party to run on April 19th and 20th. (The ad can be viewed here).

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