Grassroots Leaders Celebrate Saving Health Care for Millions — Again

Today, Republican leadership pulled the plug on the Graham-Cassidy health care repeal proposal, which would have stripped health care from millions, rolled back the Affordable Care Act’s pre-existing condition protections, and gutted Medicaid. LeeAnn Hall, co-director of People’s Action and member of the steering committee of Health Care for America Now, issued the following statement: […]

People’s Action Remembers Jafet Robles, Neighbor to Neighbor Massachusetts Organizer

The body of Jafet Robles, 33, an organizer with People’s Action member organization Neighbor to Neighbor Massachusetts, was found on September 11 in a park in Chicopee, Massachusetts, near Springfield. He was pronounced dead of a gunshot wound, and local police have launched a homicide investigation. Maria Elena Letona, the executive director of N2N, issued […]

Trump Turns His Back on the Working Class With Plan to Withdraw From the Paris Climate Accord

People’s Action network pledges to hold elected officials accountable to protecting people and planet WASHINGTON – As President Trump on Wednesday indicates that a U.S. withdrawal from the Paris climate accords may be imminent, People’s Action is declaring its opposition to a withdrawal and pledges an all-out mobilization effort to hold the United States accountable […]

People’s Action Endorses Tom Perriello in Virginia Governor’s Race

Co-Director George Goehl Calls the Candidate Virginia’s Antidote to a Dangerous Profit-Before-People-And-Planet Ideology WASHINGTON – People’s Action, a national alliance of grassroots organizations, announced May 19 that it is endorsing Tom Perriello in the Virginia Democratic primary for governor. The endorsement means that People’s Action will mobilize volunteers and other resources to inform voters that […]

Trump’s Executive Order On Climate Is “Life-Threatening,” Says People’s Action Climate Justice Organizer

WASHINGTON – The Clean Power Plan, which would reduce emissions from U.S. power plants 32 percent below 2005 levels by 2030, is the latest target of President Trump’s effort to eventually destroy President Obama’s programs to address climate change. Trump not only wants to cut the Environmental Protection Agency budget by 31 percent and cut […]

“Uncompromising Opposition” to Sen. Jeff Sessions As Attorney General

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Isaiah J. Poole, director of communications for People’s Action, issued the following statement in light of President-Elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions as attorney general: “The nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions as attorney general is one more way the Trump administration shows its racist, xenophobic, homophobic and […]