Building a just society that values the inherent dignity of all people

What We Do

The Center provides media consulting and helps build the organizing capacity of advocacy organizations at the state, local and national levels.
CNC supports organizations, journalists and academics by conducting investigative research and producing free resources in the form of reference guides, backgrounders, and in-depth reports.

May 28, 2015In recent months, much attention has been paid to the lawsuit involving 26 states challenging the deportation relief programs President Obama announced in November. Texas v. United States, however, is not the only legal challenge the anti-immigrant movement is leveling toward the federal government at the moment. Two other lawsuits are also attempting to delegitimize […]
May 22, 2015Former Hazleton, Pennsylvania mayor and current U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta (R, PA-11) revealed to Reuters today the he does not regret proposing an anti-immigrant housing ordinance that could cost the city up to $2.8 million in legal fees. In March 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed previous rulings by lower courts that Hazleton’s ordinance was unconstitutional. “I took an oath of office to […]