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.
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, senators blocked West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin’s “side deal” to allow dirty, dangerous fossil-fuel projects from being attached to the government funding
WASHINGTON, D.C.—People’s Action today announced its People’s Slate–a list of 113 local, county, state, and federal candidates endorsed by the organization for the 2022 general
New York, N.Y.— On September 8, 2022, a diverse coalition of political advocacy and membership-based organizations released Lead Together, a new website and hub for
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.”
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
In the News
- People’s Action Applauds Senators and Organizers Who Blocked Manchin’s Dirty Side Deal September 27, 2022
- Director of Program Compliance & Risk Management September 27, 2022
- Controller September 27, 2022
- People’s Action Announces People’s Slate, Endorsing 113 Candidates for 2022 September 19, 2022
- People’s Action and national coalition launch Lead Together, new American Rescue Plan website and resource hub for local governments and community-based organizations September 9, 2022