Tennessee Citizen Action’s Response to Haslam’s Health Insurance Testimony

People’s Action is releasing this statement on behalf of our member organization Tennessee Citizen Action. Today, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam testified before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) during its hearing “Stabilizing Premiums and Helping Individuals in the Individual Insurance Market for 2018.” Andy Spears, executive director of Tennessee Citizen Action […]

“We Won’t Go Back to the Shadows, No Matter What”

People’s Action Pledges to Stand With DACA Recipients and  Work Toward Full Immigration Reform WASHINGTON – Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced today that the Trump administration will terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), leaving 800,000 young people in this country vulnerable to deportation unless Congress acts within six months. People’s Action and its […]

Mehrdad Azemun’s Statement Ahead of DACA Announcement

In advance of President Donald Trump’s expected announcement Tuesday possibly terminating the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), People’s Action Campaigns Director Mehrdad Azemun, provided this statement:   “DACA is a popular program that has led to the liberation of hundreds of thousands of people.   “If Trump ends a program that has bipartisan support […]

Trump Plan for Militarized Police a National Disaster for Communities of Color

In response to President Donald Trump’s executive order today that would release surplus Defense Department equipment to local police departments, People’s Action Communications Director Isaiah J. Poole released the following statement: “As the nation focuses on the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, the Trump administration is wreaking its own devastation on our basic human values. “The […]

People’s Action Builds Power With the Addition of Two Powerful Organizers

WASHINGTON – People’s Action, one of the largest organizing networks in the country, is announcing the addition of two powerful leaders to the organization. Josie Mooney, one of California’s most influential labor leaders, has joined People’s Action as the director of organizing. Adam Kruggel, a 22-year organizing veteran in Indiana, Illinois, Nevada and California, is […]

July 29: People’s Action Member Organizations Join Nationwide “Our Lives on the Line” Protests and Rallies

We Will Not Let Republicans Take Away Health Care for Millions of People WASHINGTON – People’s Action organizations on Saturday will join others throughout the country for a powerful nationwide Our Lives on the Line day of protests, rallies and marches to support health care for all. Our Lives on the Line will give voice […]