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Building Inclusive Communities through Permanent Affordable Housing

Affordable housing is an issue that impacts most of our communities. It can feel overwhelming to leaders and as if […]

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Empowering Local Officials to Fight ICE Raids & Protect Communities

On June 1st the National Immigration Law Center co-hosted a briefing on increased law enforcement raids and how local elected officials […]

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Webinar: Supporting All Students through ESSA Implementation

The passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) has created great opportunities to improve the quality of public education, […]

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Restorative Justice in Our Public Schools

Restorative Justice in Our Public Schools On January 20th, in partnership with the National Education Association (NEA), we co-hosted a […]

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Delivering Community Benefits through Economic Development

Delivering Community Benefits through Economic Development On November 18, 2015, Seattle Council Member Mike O’Brien along with Jahmese Myres, Planning Commissioner, […]

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Employment Credit Check Ban

On Wednesday, September 19, 2015, New York City Councilmember Brad Lander and policy and campaign experts from Demos joined Local Progress for a […]

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Creating Affordable Housing in Your Community

Summary On July 21st, 2015 Local Progress teamed up with Cornerstone Partnership’s Senior Program Officer for Inclusionary Housing Policy Sasha Hauswald, […]

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The Promise of Municipal ID Programs

Summary On Monday July 13, 2015, the Center for Popular Democracy and Local Progress released a toolkit of best practices […]

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s Special Briefing on Affordable Housing and Student Debt

On June 24th, 2015, Local Progress, The Center for Popular Democracy and the Progressive Change Campaign Committee hosted Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) […]

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The Fair Workweek: Advancing Equal Pay and Equal Opportunity in Your City

Women, communities of color and young people are increasingly employed in low-wage, no-benefit jobs in industries like retail, restaurants, and […]

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