Press Statements

CPD Action Endorses The Squad and Progressive Candidates in Key Races in West Virginia, Georgia, and Illinois

WASHINGTON, DC -- Center for Popular Democracy Action (CPD Action) announced the endorsement of several progressive candidates in key congressional and state races -- including Jessica Gonzalez-Rojas for New York State Assembly, District 34; Stephen Smith for Governor of West Virginia; Lauren Underwood for US House of Representatives from Illinois (IL-14); Kina Collins for US House of Representatives from Illinois (IL-7); and Lucy McBeth for US House of Representatives from Georgia (GA-6).  

CPD Action Endorses Cristina Tzintzun Ramirez, Jessica Cisneros, and Jose Garza in Key Texas Races

WASHINGTON, DC -- Center for Popular Democracy Action (CPD Action), a national network of more than 50 community organizing groups across the country, announced the endorsement of three progressive candidates in high-profile congressional and state races in Texas -- including Cristina Tzintzun Ramirez for US Senator from Texas; Jessica Cisneros for US House of Representatives from Texas (TX-28); and Jose Garza for District Attorney in Austin, Texas. 

CPD Action Reacts to Warren Medicare for All Payment Plan

“Greedy corporate actors have polluted our health care system -- and it's time they pay the price.”

WASHINGTON -- Today, Senator Elizabeth Warren released her campaign plan for how she would pay for Medicare for All. Jennifer Epps-Addison, network president and co-executive director of CPD Action, released the following statement in response:

Elizabeth Warren’s Housing Platform is a Gamechanger for Tenants

For Immediate Release:
March 16, 2019

Media Contact:
Lia Weintraub, lweintraub@populardemocracy.org, 202-618-2482

 

STATEMENT: Elizabeth Warren’s Housing Platform is a Gamechanger for Tenants
“We need bold housing policy to protect our fundamental right to a stable, affordable home,” says national community organizing network

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.  

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