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.


Civil Rights Leaders in Selma to Launch Voting Rights Initiative for People Impacted by the Criminal Justice System

Nationwide, 100 million people have criminal records and six million are disenfranchised by state laws. SELMA, Ala. – Thousands of people will gather in Selma this weekend March 1-4 to commemorate the 53rd anniversary of “Bloody Sunday” when state troopers violently attacked peaceful voting rights demonstrators crossing the Edmund Pettus Bridge as they marched to […]

Student Turnout Big for Cathy Glasson and College for All

Big Win for Iowa Students Foreshadows Rising Political Influence of Students Nationally GRINNELL, Iowa – Iowa’s caucus night was an early indicator of the important role students will play in democratic primaries in 2018 and 2020, Iowa Student Action turned out 104 supporters for governor candidate Cathy Glasson, democrat, in eight student-heavy precincts across Iowa. […]

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People’s Action and our sister organization People’s Action Institute are making waves. Our work, affiliates, and leaders have been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, CBS News, The Guardian and Rolling Stone.

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


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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.

Health care for all PA home crop


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.