People's Action

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

Releases by this organization

Newswire article
Wednesday, April 08, 2015
Populist Groundswell Gave 'Chuy' Garcia a Fighting Chance
Upon endorsing Jesus “Chuy” Garcia for mayor on March 19, Reclaim Chicago, an affiliate of National People’s Action Campaign, committed 2,000 hours of volunteer time to identify and turn Garcia supporters out to the polls. But by the end of Election Day, Reclaim Chicago organizers say they had...
Read more
Newswire article
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
TODAY—We Rise: National Day of Action to Put People and Planet First
Tired of politicians working primarily on behalf of big corporations and the wealthy, families, workers and supporters are rising up across the country today Wednesday, March 11, to reclaim government and demand that elected officials put people and the planet before profits and polluters. The We...
Read more
Newswire article
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
We Rise: National Day of Action to Put People and Planet First
Tired of politicians rigging the system on behalf of big corporations and the wealthy, families, workers and supporters are rising up across the country on Wednesday, March 11, to reclaim government and demand that elected officials put people and the planet before profits and polluters. The We...
Read more
Newswire article
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Community Groups Rally Outside Payday Lending Stores to Protect Consumers from Predatory Loans
Community activists across the country rallied Tuesday outside payday lending storefronts to encourage protections for consumers against short-term, high-interest loans that trap millions of Americans in a cycle of debt while a new ad pushed the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to crack...
Read more
Newswire article
Monday, April 28, 2014
Protesters Arrested at White House Over Deportations
Pressure on President Obama over deportations is increasing as 12 people were arrested outside the White House today in an act of civil disobedience for family unity -- broad administrative relief for all 11 million undocumented immigrants, and an end to the record deportations occurring under President Obama’s Administration.
Read more
Newswire article
Monday, April 28, 2014
1,500 Rally to Demand Congress Raise the Minimum Wage, Cut Corporate Tax Breaks to Address Rampant Income Inequality
Today just after noon, more than 1,500 people will gather outside of the Capitol to protest the growing chasm between rich and poor Americans and call for action from Congress. Immediate demands include a raise in the minimum wage and cuts to corporate tax breaks, both key causes of rising economic inequality and the result of Congressional lawmakers who cater to out of control corporate interests. The event will come right as Congress returns from a two-week recess.
Read more
Newswire article
Thursday, April 24, 2014
1,500 Rally to Demand Congress Raise the Minimum Wage, Cut Corporate Tax Breaks to Address Rampant Income Inequality
This Monday, more than 1,500 people will gather outside of the Capitol to protest the growing chasm between rich and poor Americans and call for action from Congress. Immediate demands include a raise in the minimum wage and cuts to corporate tax breaks, both key causes of rising economic inequality and the result of Congressional lawmakers who cater to out of control corporate interests. The event will come right as Congress returns from a two-week recess.
Read more

Pages