Resistance Assemblies Gain Momentum as Trump Inauguration Nears

WASHINGTON – More than 500 resistance assemblies will be held nationwide Sunday with tens of thousands of people coming together in libraries, community centers, living rooms, churches and coffee shops to organize and plan resistance to President-elect Donald Trump, his agenda and his toxic cabinet nominees. The assemblies coincide with the national day of action […]

People’s Action Endorses Keith Ellison for Democratic National Committee Chair

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CHICAGO – People’s Action is endorsing Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison for the Democratic National Committee chair. The next four years will call for courage and a depth of political experience to preserve policies that protect everyday people. In the past decade Keith Ellison has proven himself an unwavering defender of dignity for […]

People’s Action Institute Praises Illinois Future of Energy Jobs Act Passage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CHICAGO – People’s Action Institute, the national progressive grassroots movement, heralded the passage of the Future Energy Jobs Act by the Illinois state legislature today as an advancement toward a clean energy policy that lifts up low-income communities. The bill rebuffed a major rate hike proposed by utility industry while providing $750 […]

Health and Human Services Appointee Underscores Trump’s Allegiance to Profits and Corporations Over People

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – The appointment of Rep. Tom Price, (R-Ga.) for Secretary of Health and Human Services is a “death sentence for millions of low-income people,” said LeeAnn Hall, co-director of People’s Action Institute, in a statement issued today. Price has focused much of his political career on overturning the Affordable Care […]

Last Push Against Trump Brings People’s Action Total Voter Contacts to a Quarter Million

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON – In the final week of the 2016 election campaign, People’s Action is leading a major push to get more voters to the polls in 18 states – including the key battlegrounds of Arizona, Colorado, Maine, Michigan, Nevada, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. We’re opposing presidential candidate Donald Trump, working to […]

Isaiah J. Poole Named Communications Director for People’s Action

Washington D.C. – Journalist and longtime editor of, Isaiah J. Poole, has been named communications director for People’s Action, a national organization with nearly a million members. Poole will oversee all communications and public relations for the organization, building visibility and awareness of the work on economic, racial, gender and climate justice. “As a […]