People's Action

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

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019
People-Led Presidential Candidates Forums Set in Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada
The 2020 presidential election is happening from the grassroots up, it will be won by people in the multi-racial working class, not by big money and wealthy corporations. This fall, People’s Action will co-host presidential forums in Iowa, New Hampshire and Nevada together with our member...
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Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Sen. Warren's Housing and Economic Mobility Act
Statement by Tara Raghuveer, People’s Action Housing Campaign Director on Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s reintroduced American Housing and Economic Mobility Act: “The price tag on Senator Warren’s housing bill, $999 billion, is a critical marker. After decades of Band-Aids and underfunding from the...
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Wednesday, November 07, 2018
Statement on 2018 Midterm Elections: A People's Wave
A statement from George Goehl, director of People’s Action on the 2018 midterm election : “This was a people’s wave. From the moment Donald Trump was elected, a people’s movement took root. Millions of people new to social movements joined the fray, showing up at town halls, joining community...
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018
People’s Action Condemns Trump Administration Attack on Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming People
In response to the Trump administration’s attack on transgender people and transgender rights, Jessica Juarez Scruggs, interim director of policy for People’s Action, released this statement: “People’s Action condemns the dangerous and hateful actions of the Trump administration. Defining gender by...
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Thursday, August 02, 2018
Community Cookouts in Trump Country Raising Money to Reunite Immigrant Families
On August 4 and 5 , organizations, church groups and ordinary families throughout the country will hold barbecues, picnics and cookouts in small towns and rural counties that voted for Donald Trump. Rural families reject cruel immigration policies and refuse to be complicit in perpetuating racist...
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Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Ben Jealous Win in Maryland is a Clear Sign of Growing Progressive Power
Civil rights leader Ben Jealous, endorsed by People’s Action and our member organization Progressive Maryland , won the crowded democratic primary for governor Tuesday . Jealous captured voters with his bold vision and strong support for progressive issues including raising the minimum wage to $15...
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Thursday, February 15, 2018
People’s Action and Reclaim Chicago Endorse Daniel Biss for Illinois Governor
People’s Action is proud to join our member organization Reclaim Chicago in endorsing Sen. Daniel Biss (D) for governor of Illinois. As a middle-class candidate and father of two children in public schools, Biss has championed progressive issues his entire career and is the only candidate for...
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Monday, February 12, 2018
Trump Infrastructure Scam Nickels and Dimes Working People
The Trump White House released a $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan today that will force local and state governments to privatize public roads, bridges and water systems; weakens environmental standards for public works projects and lays the groundwork for what could be the largest selling off of...
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Thursday, December 14, 2017
Alabama Special Election Revives the Civil Rights Movement to Restore Voting Rights to Millions of People Nationwide
Years of work to restore voting rights and re-enfranchise voters contributed to the victory in the Alabama election of Democrat Doug Jones to the U.S. Senate on Tuesday . Ten thousand newly eligible voters were registered and turned out, many by absentee ballot from jail or prison, as part of the “...
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Saturday, December 02, 2017
Republican's Senate Tax Bill 'A Kiss to the Donor Class'
We are outraged. Republican Senators passed a rushed, partially hand-written tax bill that delivers $1.5 trillion to the 1% – and we’re going to pay for it. Trump calls it “a big beautiful Christmas present.” That’s exactly what it is for Republican donors, corporations and the rich. The rest of us...
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