People-Led Presidential Candidate Forums Set in Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada

CHICAGO – The 2020 presidential election is happening from the grassroots up – it will be won by working class people, not by big money and wealthy corporations. This fall, People’s Action will co-host presidential forums in Iowa, New Hampshire and Nevada, together with our member organizations in those states. We’re inviting presidential candidates to […]

People’s Action Endorses Medicare for All Act of 2019

WASHINGTON – People’s Action has endorsed the Medicare for All Act of 2019, a bill to establish a national, universal single-payer health program. Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) officially announced the proposed legislation in a letter to her colleagues on Wednesday. Jayapal, the founding director of OneAmerica, a People’s Action member organization, is the bill’s lead […]

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 […]