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BREAKING: Sanders Adopts People’s Action’s ‘Homes Guarantee’ Policies in Newly Released Housing Plan

Sanders’ plan draws on many aspects of the housing justice policy package released by grassroots organizers on September 5   For Immediate Release September 18, 2019 Contact: Tara Raghuveer, (913) 593-7032‬ [email protected] CHICAGO – On Wednesday, 2020 Presidential candidate and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders unveiled a housing policy plan that incorporates much of the framework […]

People’s Action Members Take to Streets to Demand Lower Drug Prices In National Day Of Action

For Immediate Release August 19, 2019 Contact: Connie Huynh, (213) 304-7267, [email protected] CHICAGO – From New York to Wisconsin, Connecticut and West Virginia, People’s Action members will rally across the country on August 20th to demand lower prices for lifesaving prescription drugs. “Unprecedented prices have severely limited access to the Hepatitis C cure,” said Clifton […]

People’s Action Celebrates Victory as American Medical Association Pulls Out of Anti-Medicare for All Coalition

The influential health care interest group cut ties with the coalition after months of pressure from grassroots health care activists Contact: Connie Huynh, 213.304.7267‬ [email protected] CHICAGO – In response to the American Medical Association’s (AMA) acknowledgement that it has left the Partnership for America’s Healthcare Future, a corporate lobbying group fighting universal single-payer health care, […]

Grassroots-Led Medicare for All is “Only Getting Stronger”

WASHINGTON – Grassroots leaders are driving the Medicare for All movement. People’s Action released these statements today on the House Ways & Means committee hearing on health care proposals, including the Medicare for All Act of 2019: Kristy Fogle, emergency medicine physician assistant and founder of Maryland Progressive Healthcare Coalition: “Americans consistently put health care […]

Die-In Disrupts American Medical Association Conference

VIDEO: Activists Demand that AMA Stop Supporting the Corporate Lobbying Group that’s Trying to Kill Medicare for All CHICAGO – Jane Addams Senior Caucus, People’s Action, One Northside, The People’s Lobby and Illinois People’s Action members held a loud and dramatic die-in Saturday disrupting the American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates conference at the […]