After Presidential Debate Neglects Needs of Rural Americans, People’s Action Power Launches Ad Campaign in Battleground Counties in Rural Wisconsin to Defeat Trump

Ads Will Air Over TV, Radio, and Internet and Feature Wisconsin Resident and Cash Crop Farmer, Craig Myhre Contact: Johanna Kichton, [email protected], 202.660.0605 WASHINGTON, D.C.—People’s Action Power and Local Voices today announced an ad buy in battleground counties in Wisconsin to defeat Trump. The ad features the story of lifetime Wisconsin resident and cash crop […]

Senator Bernie Sanders and People’s Action Host “Fighting for Rural America” Virtual Town Hall

Contact: Johanna Kichton, [email protected], 202.660.0605 Town Hall Featured Panelists Seeking to Bust Stereotypes About Rural Communities and Lay Out How To Win Back Rural Voters This Election Season WASHINGTON, D.C.—Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) yesterday joined People’s Action to host a town hall where he, People’s Action Director George Goehl, and rural leaders from across the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

People’s Action Celebrates Grassroots People’s Wave

Nationwide organizing led to more than a million conversations with urban and rural voters, laying the groundwork for a progressive movement that will win big in 2020. CHICAGO – A people’s wave rolled across the country on Election Day as voters elected bold, progressive candidates who share their values. People’s Action is a progressive, multiracial […]

Leeann Hall: Republicans In The House Budget Committee Just Voted To Shutter Small Town Clinics And Hospitals

WASHINGTON – Republicans in the House Budget Committee voted today to advance health repeal legislation that would force 24 million people off health care, slash $880 billion from Medicaid, drive up health care costs for older and poorer people, and cause thousands of deaths. The committee voted without discussion of recent Congressional Budget Office Analysis […]