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Resisting Hate and Fighting Back Together

Cities are rising together to fight back against a Trump Administration agenda. If you are looking for inspiration, here are […]

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Reflections: Now is the Time to Build Our Community

Local Progress Members, Tuesday was a difficult and shocking day, and only one of many to come. As leaders committed […]

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Members Stand Against Hate and Anti-Muslim Bigotry

The American Leaders Against Hate and Anti-Muslim Bigotry Campaign is going strong. More than 500 elected officials signed on to […]

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New York Protects Freelance Workers

Last week,  New York City passed the nation’s first law to protect freelancers from client nonpayment. The Freelancing Isn’t Free […]

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This Group of Politicians Just Put Forward a Platform Progressives Can Embrace

By Peter Moskowitz, July 26, 2016 At the DNC, Local Progress offers a vision of cities as the center of […]

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Local Progress and Community Allies Win Major Housing Reforms!

For the last two years, Local Progress and the Center for Popular Democracy, with the leadership of community groups Alliance […]

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The Leadership of Local Progress’s Members Highlighted in New York Times Article!

Liberals Turn to Cities to Pass Laws and Spread Ideas (Jan 26):  “Fourteen states have since changed their minimum wage laws, […]

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86 Upstate Elected Officials Call For $15 Minimum Wage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Asya Pikovsky, 207-522-2442 85 Upstate Elected Officials Call For $15 Minimum Wage As budget deadline approaches, […]

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San Diego Leads in Transition to Renewable Power

San Diego became the first city in the country to pass a legally binding resolution to transition to 100% renewable power by […]

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New York City Moves on Paid Parental Leave

Mayor and Local Progress Member Bill De Blasio signed paid parental leave into law earlier this year, guaranteeing six weeks of paid […]

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Local Progress Statement on Charlottesville

Dear Local Progress Members, As many of you know, yesterday the city of Charlottesville, VA experienced an act of racially […]

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After Sanctuary Cities Convening, 100+ Local Lawmakers Pledge To Uphold And Expand Sanctuary Policies

For Immediate Release: April 12, 2017 Media Contact:  Asya Pikovsky, apikovsky@populardemocracy.org, 207-522-2442 Anita Jain, ajain@populardemocracy.org, 347-636-9761 After Sanctuary Cities Convening, 100+ […]

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