People’s Action is proud to endorse more than 100 local, county, state and federal candidates for the 2022 general election.

These candidates join the hundreds of People’s Action-endorsed candidates who are already serving in office at every level of government. 

There’s a whole set of rising stars on this list! From Mandela Barnes (WI) and Ilhan Omar (MN) to Robert Peters (IL) and Deqa Dhalac (ME). All are essential to winning real change in every corner of this country. 

Tell Candidates and Officials Not to Take Corporate Money!

Big financial, fossil fuel and healthcare corporations spend millions to buy off elected officials and candidates. 

Do you want your representatives to work for you, not for big money? 

Tell them to sign the People’s Pledge RIGHT NOW!

People’s Action builds the power of poor and working people in urban, rural, and suburban areas to win change through issue fights and elections. We are a national network of 38 state and local grassroots power-building organizations in 28 states–united in the work of building a bigger “we.”

A Power Stronger Than Hate

“My heart has been breaking for the last several weeks…There is a deep sickness moving through our country: the sickness of racism and hate and violence. And it hurts to bear witness to it.”

Read a special message from People’s Action Executive Director Sulma Arias

Lea un mensaje especial de Sulma Arias, directora de People’s Action, sobre los últimos sucesos en Buffalo, Nueva York and Uvalde, Texas.


Peoples Action and special guests lay out our plan to win progressive power and build a bigger we in 2022!

We’ll hear  from our network leaders on the ground in Wisconsin, New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania, as well as from Wisc. Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes, U.S. Rep. Ro Khanna, Ill. State Rep. Delia Ramirez, Brittany Ramos DeBarros, and our very own executive director Sulma Arias!

Pass the MAT Act

The Mainstreaming Addiction Treatment Act or MAT Act would help to remove the barriers that prevent health care practitioners from being able to prescribe buprenorphine to treat opioid use disorder.

The White House Must Ensure Tenant's Rights

The Biden administration, following the leadership of people who have been impacted by decades of failed or lacking housing policy, must take swift action to enshrine federal protections for tenants.

People's Action Welcomes Sulma Arias, New Executive Director

People’s Action and People’s Action Institute welcome Sulma Arias as our new executive director. Sulma is a national leader in the fight for immigrant and worker justice. Welcome, Sulma!

People's Action, Deep Canvassing Featured in The Washington Post

"Maxmin didn't just talk to voters; she sought to understand them. People's Action calls this approach 'deep canvassing,' and found that it helped decrease Trump's margins where implemented in key battleground states."