YOU DID THIS!

A multiracial, multigenerational, working-class coalition overcame those who want to divide us. Together, we defeated Trump.

THE NEXT MOVE

The Next Move, a podcast hosted by George Goehl, asks a seemingly simple question: what is organizing? Getting the answer right matters, especially right now.

In Season Two, George digs in with eight top organizers, including Alicia Garza of the Black Futures Lab and Stephen Roberson, organizing director of Community Voices Heard, building on his Season One conversations with folks like the Movement For Black Lives' Maurice Mitchell and author Heather McGhee.

GEORGE GOEHL TO STEP DOWN AS DIRECTOR

George Goehl will step down as director People's Action and People's Action Institute later this year.

Click here to read a personal message from George, and here for a letter from our boards, about this transition.

Thank you, George, for all you have done for People's Action!

WE NEED A PEOPLE'S BAILOUT

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.

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END THE OVERDOSE CRISIS NOW!

Now is the time to stand up and demand proven solutions from our politicians - like accessible healthcare, life-saving treatments, and harm reduction measures - to stop preventable overdose deaths, and to pull through the crisis by pulling together.

Download our latest report to learn more about our Overdose Crisis Cohort and what we accomplished in 2020.

In 2021, the 50th anniversary of Richard Nixon's launch of the failed War on Drugs, we're taking bold action to turn the page and bring livesaving, evidence-based policies and programs into every community.

Check out the events from our Harm Reduction Week of Action!

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GROUNDBREAKING RURAL AND SMALL-TOWN ORGANIZING

Relief, Recovery, and Reimagination

The COVID-19 crisis makes it clear that our economic and political systems don’t take care of anyone but big corporations and the wealthy few–and that's just as true in rural America as it is in big cities.

As the organization running the largest progressive organizing project in the country, People's Action just released its vision for Relief, Recovery, and Reimagination for rural communities and small towns.

Canvassing That Works

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.

PEOPLE'S ACTION AND THE MOVEMENT FOR BLACK LIVES

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People’s Action Endorses the Demands of M4BL

“People’s Action members believe that Black lives matter, and we are tired of police and public officials treating them like they are disposable. This vote by our directors puts us fully behind the Movement for Black Lives’ demands, including the demand to defund the police and invest in Black communities."

Read the full statement.

MEET PEOPLE'S ACTION

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

40 organizations
30 states
1 network

Our North Star
is our shared vision
for a just future

LONG TERM AGENDA

PEOPLE'S ACTION PODCASTS

To See Each Other

To See Each Other is a documentary podcast series that complicates the narrative about rural Americans in our most misunderstood, and often abandoned, communities. George Goehl travels to Michigan, Iowa, New Jersey, North Carolina and Indiana to reveal how small town folks are working together in fights for everything from clean water and racial justice to immigrant rights and climate change.

The Next Move

The Next Move is back for a second season of eight new episodes in 2021! Our host, George Goehl, digs in with some of the best organizers he knows to answer a simple question: what is organizing?

George's guests include Alicia Garza, who long before she became a household name by cofounding Black Lives Matter, was knocking on doors and building coalitions in the neighborhood. And Stephen Roberson, Organizing Director at Community Voices Heard in New York City, a fifty-year veteran of the craft, who started with the United Farm Workers when he was just nineteen. He's been organizing ever since.

Season Two builds on George's groundbreaking series of conversations with folks like Maurice Mitchell from the Movement for Black Lives and Working Families Party, and The Sum Of Us author Heather McGhee. All episodes are available via Apple iTunes and everywhere you listen to podcasts.

PEOPLE &
PLANET
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HOUSING
JUSTICE
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HEALTH
CARE FOR
ALL

FREE
COLLEGE
FOR ALL

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.

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