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 […]
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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CHICAGO – People’s Action is proud to join our member organization Reclaim Chicago in endorsing Sen. Daniel Biss (D) for governor of Illinois. As a middle-class candidate and father of two children in public schools, Biss has championed progressive issues his entire career and is the only candidate for governor who has real government experience, passing […]
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'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.