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This Is One of the Best Times in History to Be an Organizer

This Is One of the Best Times in History to Be an Organizer

As a community organizer, I often imagine what it would have been like to march with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and win the Voting Rights Act. I always find inspiration in Dr. King’s words, especially this passage from his final book, Where Do We Go From Here? “Let...

Saving Lives to Save Us All: Passing the MAT Act

Saving Lives to Save Us All: Passing the MAT Act

I want you to meet Ronnie “Pony” Morris. He is a street canvasser for People’s Action’s youngest member group, VOCAL-KY, changing hearts and minds in his hometown of Louisville about how to save lives from overdose with medication assisted treatment and harm...

Who Are You to Decide if We Live or Die?

Who Are You to Decide if We Live or Die?

“There is no one in this country who is not impacted by the cruelty of our for-profit healthcare system,” Kiah Morris told the crowd gathered at the corporate headquarters of Elevance/Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield in Indianapolis. “While they have their profits on the...

Elect Working People For Everything

Elect Working People For Everything

The 2022 midterms were full of surprises to many political pundits, analysts, and consultants. A popular narrative predicting a massive Republican wave election turned out to be wrong, with Democrats retaining the U.S. Senate and performing stronger than expected in...

When We Organize, We Win

When We Organize, We Win

"Together, we will create new ways that people can engage in all parts of public life so that we can equally get to imagine and shape the structures in which we live." - People's Action Long-Term Agenda The 2022 midterm elections are historic not only because they...

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