People’s Action is a powerful new force for democracy and economic fairness. From family farms to big cities, from coast to coast, we’re fighting for community over greed, justice over racism, and people and planet over big corporations.
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Albany, NY – Responding to results in Thursday’s Democratic primary election, Karen Scharff, executive director of Citizen Action of New York, said: “The power dynamic at the Capitol has shifted and there’s no turning back. The upset victories by community candidates challenging IDC incumbents are a mandate to end the political system controlled by the wealthy […]
New York – People’s Action joins our member organizations in endorsing Cynthia Nixon for Governor and Jumaane Williams for Lt. Governor in the New York primary election Thursday. Nixon and Williams have each pledged to support the People’s Action Protest to Power Platform and promote a bold racial and economic justice agenda that will lead […]
New York – The Center for Health, Environment and Justice, and People’s Action Institute are pleased to announce our third Champions for Change Commemorative Event. The celebration honors 40 years of progress since the Love Canal struggle in 1978, as well as our champions. The celebration is Thursday, Sept. 6, at 6:30 p.m. at the […]
Watch People's Action In Action
People's Action's work to make our political system work for everyday people was featured in a June 2017 segment of "People and Power," an Al Jazeera weekly documentary series. (Watch the full program on AlJazeera.com.)
While conservative forces take a wrecking ball to our progress toward making health care available to everyone, we advance a vision of health care as a public good.
The climate crisis has already arrived in Native lands and communities or color. We oppose the polluting and desecration of our communities by corporate greed.