Letter to Donald Trump - We demand safe schools!

To: US President Donald Trump,
CC: Secretary Betsy DeVos
CC: Members of Congress
CC: Joe Biden


As parents, students, educators and community organizations deeply invested in America’s public schools, we are mortified by your administration’s insistence on forcing children into school buildings in August and September without a comprehensive plan to ensure their safety.

We Must Fight Trump’s Escalating Attacks on Our Democracy

Trump’s suggestion to delay the November election furthers his march into authoritarianism


For Immediate Release:

July 30, 2020

For media inquiries contact


Senate Republicans’ Proposal Would Be Disastrous for Workers While Protecting Corporations from Lawsuits

In response to Senate Republicans’ insufficient COVID-19 relief plan, Ana Maria Archila, Co-Executive Director of the Center for Popular Democracy Action, issued the following statement: 

CPD Action Endorses Slate of Progressive Candidates in Michigan

“Transformation can only happen if we listen to what our Black and brown community members are saying”

For Immediate Release:
July 27, 2020

Media Contact:
Inarú Melendez, 413-331-9530,


Multiracial Grassroots Network Responds to SCOTUS Review of DACA

“Today’s decision is historic and it is the result of the courage of young immigrants, their families, and organizations who fought for years to win and protect DACA”


CPD Action Endorses Noreen Kelly for New Mexico State Senate

“We’re proud to join OLÉ and Working Families Party New Mexico in support of a phenomenal woman, and can’t wait to see her enact change for her district.”

Pelosi’s HEROES Act Is a Necessary Starting Point, But It Does Not Go Far Enough to Provide Sustained Relief to Workers, Families and Communities

In response to Speaker Pelosi and House Democrats’ HEROES Act relief package, Ana Maria Archila, Co-Executive Director of the Center for Popular Democracy, issued the following statement: 

Speaker Pelosi’s HEROES Act is a step in the right direction to begin to heal the economic devastation of COVID-19 caused by Trump’s incompetent handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the the crisis demands an even more ambitious response to put money in people’s hands, provide economic relief to families, and address the public health crisis.

CPD Action Endorses Bernard Williams, Rick Krajewski, Nina Ahmad in Pennsylvania and Sandy Nurse in New York

“Our network is backing true champions down the ballot who are willing to roll up their sleeves and center the voices of those at the margins.”

Trump’s Immigration Ban Set to Ink a Directive for Xenophobia

“While they claim they want to protect the economy, they are choosing to leave behind those on the frontlines keeping it afloat.” 

NEW YORK CITY -- On Wednesday night, the Trump administration issued a proclamation that bans people from entering the United States on immigrant visas for 60 days, with some exceptions. 

In response to the proclamation, the co-executive director of the Center for Popular Democracy, Ana Maria Archila, released the following statement. 

Grassroots Network Applauds Bernie Sanders and his Monumental Campaign

“Bernie Sanders used his presidential platform to help us imagine a better future for this country.”


More information about our endorsement