California Student Action Lead Organizer – Los Angeles

Organization: Student Action (a project of People’s Action) Location: Los Angeles, California POSITION SUMMARY: Throughout California, students have been joining the movement for free College from All. Leading up to the November 2018 midterm elections, California Student Action engaged over 30,000 students around the issue of free college, many of whom are ready to continue […]

Operations Manager

Who We Are People’s Action Institute (501c3) and People’s Action (501c4) is a national progressive organization supporting the mobilization and leadership of the grassroots in support of an agenda that reflects people over profits. People’s Action/Institute builds the power of poor and working people, in rural, suburban, and urban areas to win change through issue […]

VIDEO: Iowa Congressman King Explodes When Confronted With His Own White Supremacist Quote

Des Moines, Iowa – In a forum promising “civility,” Congressman King angrily cut off a question from a constituent and had him removed from the room. Today, in a much contended candidate forum hosted by the Greater Des Moines Partnership, Kaleb Van Fosson, an Iowa State student from Iowa Congressional District 4, attempted to ask Iowa […]

New Pennsylvania Voter Poll Shows Rural and Urban Voters Share Concerns about Trump, School Underfunding, and Minimum Wage

HARRISBURG, PA – Today, as part of efforts to fight against cultural and political divides, a coalition of Pennsylvania progressive, faith-based, education, and anti-racism organizations released a new poll, “Building Community in the Commonwealth,” shedding light on Pennsylvania voters’ values ahead of the midterm election. Poll results suggest that current perceptions of a rural-urban divide […]

People’s Action Condemns Trump Attack on Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming People

In response to the Trump administration’s attack on transgender people and transgender rights, Jessica Juarez Scruggs, interim director of policy for People’s Action, released this statement: WASHINGTON, D.C. – “People’s Action condemns the dangerous and hateful actions of the Trump “administration. Defining gender by people’s sex organs at birth would deny millions of transgender, gender […]