People's Action

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

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Wednesday, January 06, 2021
People’s Action Announces Results of Massive Deep Canvassing Campaign in Georgia to Flip Senate
People’s Action today announced the results of its deep canvassing campaign to turn out voters in the Georgia Senate runoff elections in support of Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff. People’s Action focused on turning out students, Asian-Americans, and people living in rural areas who don’t...
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Sunday, December 20, 2020
"Heartless" GOP Demands Turned COVID Relief Bill Into a Band-Aid
People’s Action Director George Goehl today released the following statement in response to information released about the agreement reached by congressional negotiators on COVID relief legislation: “To say this relief package is a day late and a dollar short is an understatement to say the least...
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Thursday, December 17, 2020
People’s Action and 24 Member Groups Urge Biden Admin in New Letter to Transform DOL and Protect Workers
People’s Action and 24 directors of its member groups today sent a letter to the Biden administration urging it to transform the Department of Labor (DOL) to support and build worker power and protection. In an era of renewed labor struggle where record numbers of people face unemployment,...
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Thursday, December 10, 2020
People’s Action Statement on Tom Vilsack’s Appointment to Head the USDA
People’s Action Senior Strategist for Rural People and Planet First Campaigns Shawn Sebastian today released the following statement in response to President-elect Biden’s official nomination of Tom Vilsack to lead the Department of Agriculture (USDA): “It is a huge mistake by President-elect Biden...
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Thursday, December 10, 2020
People’s Action to Congress: Stop Being Lap Dogs for Corporations and Deliver People Urgent Relief Now
People’s Action Director George Goehl today released the following statement in reaction to the bipartisan COVID relief bill being negotiated in Congress: “It’s unconscionable that we have COVID relief proposals on the table that deny people direct cash assistance and offer corporations a get-out-...
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Wednesday, December 09, 2020
People’s Action Statement on Rep. Fudge’s Appointment to Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
People’s Action Director George Goehl today released the following statement in response to media reports that President-elect Joe Biden plans to appoint Rep. Marcia Fudge to head the Department of Housing and Urban Development: “We congratulate Congresswoman Fudge on her nomination as Secretary of...
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Wednesday, December 09, 2020
Democrats Will Continue to Lose Rural Voters With Vilsack Appointment
People’s Action Director George Goehl today released the following statement in response to media reports that President-elect Joe Biden plans to nominate Tom Vilsack as Secretary to the Department of Agriculture (USDA): “Representative Fudge would have been an outstanding Secretary of Agriculture...
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Friday, December 04, 2020
People’s Action Statement Championing Rep. Marcia Fudge to Head USDA
People’s Action Director George Goehl today released the following statement supporting Rep. Marcia Fudge’s bid to be appointed Secretary of the Department of Agriculture: “With Rep. Marcia Fudge at the helm, the Department of Agriculture would have teeth again to keep a check on corporate...
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Wednesday, December 02, 2020
Rahm Emanuel’s Failures Should Disqualify Him From Any Position in Biden’s Administration
People’s Action Director George Goehl today released the following statement after reports emerged that President-Elect Joe Biden is considering Rahm Emanuel for Secretary of the Department of Transportation: “Rahm Emanuel is a non-starter. As mayor of Chicago, he covered up the police killing of...
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Monday, November 30, 2020
People’s Action Announces New Deep Canvassing Campaign in Georgia to Flip the Senate
People’s Action today announced a new deep canvassing campaign to flip the Senate and turn out voters in the Georgia Senate runoff elections . People’s Action is marshalling their electoral power in support of Reverend Warnock and Jon Ossoff after a massively successful presidential campaign in...
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