We Need a People's Bailout NOW

Poor and working class people should not suffer due to the greed and neglect of powerful interests during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Unfortunately, public officials propped up Wall Street and corporations first. The meager support for working class people is running out while the Senate does nothing.

We need a People’s Bailout NOW.

It's Time to Rise Up

Election Day is November 3–less than 100 days away.

Our Movement Politics program is stronger than ever.  Since 2016, People’s Action has helped elect over 350 people. You have the power to tip the balance of power in cities, states, and across the country. 

Join us as we launch Rise Up 2020, our huge nationwide GOTV effort.

Then, find out how you can volunteer now, wherever you are, to join our weekly text banks and phone banks to win in November.

Groundbreaking Rural and Small-Town Organizing

People’s Action recently announced the dramatic results of an organizing experiment in small-town America, revealing that a new “deep canvassing” model can effectively counter the right’s use of strategic racism.

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People's Action on George Floyd Murder

“Public officials cannot be allowed to wait until people are protesting in the streets before they take action. There’s no excuse for the do-nothing responses of public officials in the face of white supremacist violence against black communities. We saw it in the case of Ahmaud Arbery’s murder before the video of that killing went viral online, and we saw it again here."

Read the full statement.

Act NOW to stand against police violence.


We are a national network of state & local grassroots power-building organizations united in fighting for justice.

41 organizations
28 states
1 network

Our North Star
is our shared vision
for a just future

The Next Move: A People's Action Podcast

On The Next Move, we’re talking about building the future we want out of this moment of darkness. This podcast will describe the society we want to build out of the wreckage–and map out how we’ll build it together. 

This Week: Heather McGhee

What role can our government play in making our lives better? And what role can we play in our government? Heather McGhee, Distinguished Senior Fellow and former President of Demos, is just the person to answer these questions.

In this episode, George talks to Heather about building on our gut-level interconnectivity towards a more inclusive future.








Protect, Repair, Invest, Transform

We are at a critical moment to make a down payment on a Regenerative Economy, while laying the groundwork for preventing future crises.

A People’s Orientation to a Regenerative Economy offers community groups, policy advocates, and policymakers a pathway to solutions that work for frontline communities and workers.


Building a Movement in Rural America

Our report, "Win Rural: How to Build a Progressive Populist Political Movement in Rural and Small-Town America," provides a path towards a new “great majority” -- multiracial, working class communities across rural, small-town, suburban and urban areas.

Media Coverage

"One of the gifts of the People's Action report is that it is based on more than 115,000 conversations in 15 states with actual rural voters...[R]ural voters emerge a bit from the haze of caricature and turn out to be a rather complex, diverse and politically-moveable lot." Read the full story at In These Times.