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People’s Action Endorses Nithya Raman for Los Angeles City Council

Raman is a Champion for the Multiracial Working Class and Supports Our Homes Guarantee Contact: Johanna Kichton, 518.867.9928, [email protected] WASHINGTON, D.C.–People’s Action today endorsed Nithya Raman in her bid to represent Los Angeles City Council District 4. Raman is running a movement politics, people-powered campaign and will fight for the People’s Action Platform once elected. Ground Game LA, a People’s Action member organization, also […]

People’s Action Endorses Jamaal Bowman in Contentious New York Congressional Primary

Champion for the Multiracial Working Class, Bowman Seeks to Unseat 16-Term Incumbent Rep. Eliot Engel Contact: Johanna Kichton, 518.867.9928, [email protected] WASHINGTON, D.C.–People’s Action today endorsed Jamaal Bowman in his bid to represent New York’s 16th Congressional District ahead of the June 23 New York Democratic primary election. Bowman is running a movement politics, people-powered campaign […]

People’s Action Celebrates DREAMers Victory in Supreme Court DACA Case

Contact: Johanna Kichton, 518.867.9928, [email protected] WASHINGTON, D.C.–People’s Action Senior Strategist Mehrdad Azemun today released the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA): “Today, the Supreme Court sided with undocumented and immigrant youth who fought tooth and nail against Trump’s white supremacist agenda, helping to save […]

People’s Action Endorses Samelys López in Heated New York Congressional Primary

Champion for the Multiracial Working Class, López Faces Right-Wing Extremist Rubén Díaz Sr. WASHINGTON, D.C.–People’s Action today endorsed Samelys López in her race to represent New York’s 15th Congressional District ahead of the June 23 New York Democratic primary election. López is running a movement politics, people-powered campaign and will fight for the People’s Action […]

People's Action Endorses the Demands of Movement for Black Lives

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NATIONWIDE–People's Action today issued the following statement from Deputy Director Bree Carlson after the organization's directors voted to endorse the demands of the Movement for Black Lives. "People's Action members believe that Black lives matter, and we are tired of police and public officials treating them like they are disposable. This vote by our directors […]

In “The Next Move,” Progressive Organizers Press Forward

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Eight-episode podcast series features interviews on race, class, and more NATIONWIDE–People’s Action today announced the launch of a new eight-episode podcast series, The Next Move, focused on the opportunities for unprecedented, seismic change in politics in this era of upheaval. Hosted by People’s Action Director George Goehl, the series will feature interviews with experts and […]

People’s Action Endorses New York Movement Politics Candidates

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WASHINGTON, D.C.–People’s Action today endorsed a slate of five New York state-level candidates in the upcoming June 23 New York Democratic primary election. The candidates are running movement politics, people powered campaigns and will fight for the People’s Action agenda once elected. Each of these candidates is also endorsed by one of People’s Actions’ New […]

People’s Action Condemns Trump’s “Idiotic, Ignorant, and Cruel” Attack on Martin Gugino

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WASHINGTON, D.C.–People’s Action released the following statement from People’s Action Director George Goehl in response to President Trump’s tweet attacking a 75-year-old activist, Martin Gugino, seriously injured by Buffalo police. Gugino is an activist with PUSH Buffalo, a member organization of People’s Action. “Martin Gugino is a 75-year-old member of PUSH Buffalo who was protesting […]

People’s Action Candidates On Track to Win Stunning Upsets in Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 3, 2020Contact: Derrick Crowe, 512.516.5067, [email protected] WASHINGTON, D.C. – People’s Action cheered the initial results of Tuesday’s Pennsylvania Democratic primary. Nikil Saval and Rick Krajewski have won the in-person votes, indicating that Philadelphians are committed to winning criminal justice reform and other progressive priorities in the Pennsylvania state legislature.  “We are feeling […]