People's Action

People’s Action is a national network of organizations with a million people across 29 states.

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Thursday, May 13, 2021
People’s Action Opposes Sen. Stabenow’s Growing Climate Solutions Act
People’s Action today released the following statement by Senior Strategist on Rural Policy and Organizing Shawn Sebastian opposing Sen. Stabenow (D-MI)’s Growing Climate Solutions Act, a bill which would have dangerous consequences for rural communities and family farms: "This bill would let big...
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Wednesday, May 05, 2021
People’s Action/Justice is Global Statement on White House Support of the TRIPS Waiver
Justice is Global Director Tobita Chow today released the following statement in response to Ambassador Katherine Tai’s announcement of U.S. support for the TRIPS waiver, which would suspend patent rights for COVID-19 vaccines so countries like India and South Africa can access live-saving...
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Thursday, April 29, 2021
People’s Action, Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Cori Bush, and Sunrise Movement Host National Day of Action for Green New Deal
People’s Action today joined U.S. Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-New York, Cori Bush, D-Mo., and Sunrise Movement to lead a national day of action to support the Green New Deal (GND). Participants will call their elected Members of Congress to urge them to support the GND Resolution as well as...
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Tuesday, April 20, 2021
People’s Action Statement on Conviction of Derek Chauvin
People’s Action Director George Goehl and Deputy Director Bree Carlson today released the following statement in response to the conviction of Derek Chauvin: “No verdict will bring George Floyd back, or deliver justice to his family and others who have suffered state-sanctioned police violence...
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Monday, April 19, 2021
Alongside Reps. Cori Bush and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, People’s Action Launches Local Green New Deal Campaign
People’s Action today launched a new climate justice campaign, Local Green New Deal, with a joint petition , video , and new Green New Deal federal legislation alongside U.S. Reps. Cori Bush, D-Mo. and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-New York, and other progressive organizations. “Science tells us that...
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Wednesday, March 31, 2021
People’s Action Statement on President Biden’s American Jobs Plan
People’s Action Climate Justice Campaign Director Kaniela Ing today released the following statement in response to President Biden’s American Jobs Plan: “President Biden’s American Jobs Plan is a strong start. It begins to seriously address some of our government’s past failures, fix our broken...
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Monday, March 29, 2021
People’s Action Statement on CDC Moratorium Extension
People’s Action Homes Guarantee Campaign Director Tara Raghuveer today released the following statement in response to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention temporarily extending the national eviction moratorium to June 30th: “The Biden administration did the right thing by extending the...
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Monday, March 22, 2021
People’s Action Statement on President Biden’s $3T Infrastructure and Jobs Package
People’s Action Climate Justice Campaign Director Kaniela Ing today released the following statement in response to news reports of President Biden’s upcoming $3 trillion infrastructure, jobs, education, and climate package: “I’m encouraged to see President Biden driving forward his campaign...
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Wednesday, March 17, 2021
People’s Action Statement on Anti-Asian and Gender-Based Violence
People’s Action Health Care for All Campaign Director Connie Huynh today released the following statement in response to recent anti-Asian, gendered violence committed in Georgia: “I am sick with rage and sadness. A 21-year-old white man murdered eight people yesterday, six of them Asian women. My...
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Wednesday, March 17, 2021
People’s Action Endorses Reps. Jayapal and Dingell Medicare for All Reintroduction in House
People’s Action today endorsed the reintroduction of Medicare for All by Reps. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., and Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., in the House of Representatives. People’s Action member organizations helped secure original congressional cosponsors and secured the inclusion of coverage for harm-...
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