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Brittny Saunders
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Brittny is Senior Staff Attorney for Immigrant & Civil Rights at the Center for Popular Democracy.

The Center for Popular Democracy (CPD) promotes equity, opportunity, and a dynamic democracy in partnership with innovative base-building organizations, organizing networks and alliances and progressive unions across the country. CPD builds the strength and capacity of democratic organizations to envision and advance a pro-worker, pro-immigrant, racial justice agenda.

Before joining CPD, Brittny was Senior Advocate at the Center for Social Inclusion, a national policy advocacy organization committed to racial equity, where she worked closely with community-based organizations, largely in the Black Belt South, to advocate for transportation and broadband policies. Previously, Brittny worked as Policy Counsel at Be the Change, Inc. Brittny is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School.

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A Victory for Smarter, More Effective Policing

(0) Comments | Posted September 9, 2013 | 2:18 PM

On August 22, the New York City Council took the final step toward enacting the Community Safety Act (CSA), overriding Mayor Bloomberg's recent veto and striking a blow against stop-and-frisk and other discriminatory NYPD tactics. This is more than a win for those who have fought hardest for the CSA....

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Policy for a New Majority

(1) Comments | Posted July 15, 2013 | 12:51 PM

Two weeks ago, the U.S. Senate approved historic federal immigration reform legislation in a 68-32 vote. Observers have linked the bill's relatively rapid movement -- perhaps unimaginable only a few years ago -- to the growing numbers of Latino and Asian voters and their overwhelming support for President Obama in...

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