The Center for Popular Democracy


CPD works to create equity, opportunity and a dynamic democracy in partnership with high-impact base-building organizations, organizing alliances, and progressive unions. CPD strengthens our collective capacity to envision and win an innovative pro-worker, pro-immigrant, racial and economic justice agenda.

Within our immigrant rights work, we work closely with state-based partners and national allies to pursue cutting-edge pro-immigrant policies in cities and states across the country. CPD advances affirmative efforts to build inclusive communities by advancing policies such as municipal-ID programs, language access and state citizenship, and defensive measures to protect immigrant communities from the unjust and discriminatory enforcement of immigrant laws, such as detainer discretion laws and access to counsel programs.