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CPD Congratulates Philadelphia Fair Workweek Coalition

12.11.2018

PHILADELPHIA, PA –- In response to the passage of fair workweek legislation in Philadelphia, the Center for Popular Democracy released the following statement from Rachel Deutsch, Supervising Attorney for Worker Justice:

CPD Action Endorses Nancy Pelosi for Speaker of the House

11.21.2018

WASHINGTON, DC –- Heading into the 116th Congress with a Democratic House majority, Jennifer Epps-Addison, Co-Executive Director and Network President of Center for Popular Democracy Action (CPD Action) and leaders from grassroots organizations, released the following statements to endorse Nancy Pelosi for House Speaker.  

Blue Wave? More like Black and Brown Voter Wave

“The blue wave would not have been possible without record turnout from Black and Brown voters,” says Jennifer Epps-Addison Co-Executive Director of CPD Action

11.06.2018

WASHINGTON, DC – As the election counts come in and early reports show that Democrats took back the house and had significant gains on the state and local level, Jennifer Epps-Addison, Network President and Co-Executive Director at the Center for Popular Democracy Action released the following statement:

White House Action to Limit DC Protests

“We will continue to fight for the voice of the people, with the voice of the people.”

10.10.2018

Center for Popular Democracy Action on the Senate’s Vote to Confirm Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

10.06.2018

WASHINGTON, DC -- After the Senate’s vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States, Ana Maria Archila, Co-Executive Director of the Center for Popular Democracy Action released the following statement:

"Women have changed the course of history—and we’re just getting started. We exposed this sham process, and ignited a grassroots movement that will not be deterred.

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“We will continue to fight until this nomination is withdrawn or voted down,” says Ana Maria Archila, Co-Executive Director of the Center for Popular Democracy Action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

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