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CPDA Responds to Attacks on Rep. Ilhan Omar

“Ilhan Omar's fight is our fight,” says national community organizing network

03.06.2019

WASHINGTON, DC – In response to the scheduled House vote on an anti-Semitism resolution, the Center for Popular Democracy Action released the following statement from Ana Maria Archila, Co-Executive Director:

CPD Action Network Reacts to House Bill to Overturn Declaration of National Emergency

02.26.2019

NEW YORK -- In response to the Congressional effort to overturn the declaration of a national emergency on the border, the Center for Popular Democracy Action Network released the following statements:

Center for Popular Democracy Action Network Responds to End of Government Shutdown

01.25.2019

WASHINGTON, DC –- In response to President Trump’s announcement that he will approve a funding bill to temporarily reopen the government, the Center for Popular Democracy Action network released the following statements:

Ana Maria Archila, Co-Executive Director at the Center for Popular Democracy Action

CPD Action Network Responds to Trump Speech

01.19.2019

NEW YORK, NY –-  In response to President Donald Trump’s speech this evening attempting to compromise on the government shutdown by offering to keep Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for immigrants from some Latin American and African nations in exchange for border wall funding, organizations within the Center for Popular Democracy Action network released the following statements:

Ana María Archila, Co-Executive Director, Center for Popular Democracy Action said:

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:

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