With Rural Vote Swinging in the Balance This Election, George Goehl of People’s Action Launches Podcast, To See Each Other, To Shift The Narrative on Rural America

The podcast chronicles the stories of people living in rural Michigan, Indiana, Iowa, New Jersey and North Carolina September 15, 2020 (Chicago, IL) – George Goehl of People’s Action today launched a six-part podcast, To See Each Other, to help illuminate the lived experiences of people living in rural and small-town America. To See Each […]

With Less Than Two Months Until the Election, People’s Action Unveils Groundbreaking Study That Charts A Path to Defeat Trump

Contact: Johanna Kichton, 202.660.0605, [email protected] First-of-its-kind study confirms deep canvassing can move undecided voters in a big way and shatter Trump’s stronghold in rural America WASHINGTON, D.C.–People’s Action today unveiled new results from a groundbreaking study, charting a path to defeat Donald Trump in November. Building off of previous research, this historic study is the […]

Ahead of Democratic National Convention, People’s Action Unveils Progressive Policy Roadmap for Winning Rural Votes in 2020

Contact: Johanna Kichton, [email protected], 202.660.0605 Recent Polling Shows Rural Communities Hunger for Progressive Policy that Reclaims Control of America’s Food System from Corporate Agriculture WASHINGTON, D.C.—People’s Action today unveiled a bold, progressive federal policy agenda to support and rebuild rural America and win elections in rural communities in 2020. The announcement comes ahead of the […]

People’s Action to GOP Senators: Stop Pandering to Billionaires and Get Serious About Relief for the Other 328 Million Americans

Contact: Derrick Crowe, 512.516.5067, [email protected] WASHINGTON, D.C.–People’s Action today released the following statement from Sondra Youdelman, People’s Action Campaigns Director, urging Senate Republicans to stop dithering and start acting to provide real, just relief to Americans whose lives are being destroyed by the COVID-19 crisis.  “Senate Republicans continue to waste time on bailout measures for […]

People’s Action: The Next Coronavirus Relief Bill Must be a People’s Bailout

Contact: Johanna Kichton, [email protected], 202.660.0605 WASHINGTON, D.C.–People’s Action Executive Director George Goehl today released the following statement in response to reports that Senate Republicans are meeting with President Trump to discuss new coronavirus relief legislation: “Senate Republicans are wasting their breath today. The expanded unemployment insurance that 30 million people are relying on will expire in five […]

As 2020 Elections Ramp Up, New Experiment Reveals Huge Potential for Progressive Organizing in Rural and Small-Town America

“Deep canvassing” model counters anti-immigrant narratives, cuts Trump support, and holds lessons for the age of COVID-19 Contact: Johanna Kichton, 202.660.0605, [email protected] WASHINGTON, D.C.–People’s Action today announced the dramatic results of an organizing experiment in small-town America, revealing that a new “deep canvassing” model can effectively counter the right’s use of strategic racism. The study took […]


In “The Next Move,” Progressive Organizers Press Forward

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 on George Floyd Murder

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 29, 2020Contact: Derrick Crowe, 512.516.5067, [email protected] WASHINGTON, D.C.–People’s Action Director George Goehl released the following statement in response to the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police. “‘A black man was suffocated by white police officers as he begged for his life.’ How many times have we heard these words? How many […]