People's Action

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

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Wednesday, July 22, 2020
People’s Action Endorses San Francisco Movement Politics Candidates
People’s Action today endorsed a slate of three California city- and county-level candidates for election. The candidates are running movement politics , people-powered campaigns and will fight for the People’s Action People’s Platform once elected. Each of these candidates is also endorsed by...
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Tuesday, July 14, 2020
People’s Action Proudly Endorses Rep. Ilhan Omar for Reelection to Congress
People’s Action today endorsed Rep. Ilhan Omar in her reelection bid to represent Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District ahead of the August 11 Minnesota Democratic primary election. Omar is running a movement politics , people-powered campaign and will continue to fight for the People’s Action...
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Tuesday, June 16, 2020
People's Action Endorses the Demands of Movement for Black Lives
People's Action today issued the following statement from Deputy Director Bree Carlson after the organization's directors voted to endorse the demands of the Movement for Black Lives. "People's Action members believe that Black lives matter, and we are tired of police and public officials treating...
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Tuesday, June 09, 2020
People’s Action Endorses New York Movement Politics Candidates
People’s Action today endorsed a slate of five New York state-level candidates in the upcoming June 23 New York Democratic primary election. The candidates are running movement-politics, people-powered campaigns and will fight for the People’s Action agenda once elected. Each of these candidates is...
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Monday, May 11, 2020
Media Advisory: Press Call on the Need for Rent Cancellation in CARES 2
House Democrats are preparing to unveil their proposed version of CARES2, the latest legislation intended to provide relief during the COVID19 crisis. As part of this legislation, Congress must cancel rent and mortgage payments for the duration of the crisis instead of providing one-time rental...
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Wednesday, May 06, 2020
Media Advisory: Rep. Rashida Tlaib and Dr. Stephanie Kelton Discuss Direct Economic Relief
None of the economic relief measures passed by Congress thus far meet the scale of the need during the COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis. With roughly 20 percent of the U.S. workforce newly out of work and with new coronavirus infections projected to reach 200,000 per day by June 1, Congress...
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Friday, April 24, 2020
Nearly 50 Progressive Groups Urge Pelosi and Schumer to Pursue Bold Relief Package
Following this week’s passage of another coronavirus relief deal and news of Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s plan to originate the next, much-needed relief package in the Democratically-controlled House, nearly 50 progressive organizations joined in a letter calling for Speaker Pelosi, Leader Schumer, and...
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Thursday, April 23, 2020
People's Action: "We Need Congress to Get a Grip"
People’s Action Director George Goehl released the following statement in response to House passage of H.R. 266, the coronavirus interim emergency package. This moment requires the greatness of a country that sent the first person to the moon and created unbelievable breakthroughs in medicine,...
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Wednesday, April 22, 2020
People’s Action Opposes ‘Pathetic’ Economic Relief Deal Passed by the Senate
People’s Action Director George Goehl today released the following statement opposing the economic relief bill passed by the Senate this evening: "What world are these people living in? This ‘deal’ is pathetic and totally inadequate in this crisis. Rent is due in a week for the millions of people...
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Friday, April 17, 2020
People’s Action Applauds Rep. Omar’s Rent and Mortgage Cancellation Act
People’s Action today applauded Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., for introducing the Rent and Mortgage Cancellation Act, which will institute a nationwide cancellation of rents and home mortgage payments for the duration of the COVID19 pandemic. "Due to layoffs and mass unemployment, even more renters are...
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