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Three Women Remind Us Why Voting Matters

In August, People’s Action held our first-ever Gender Justice Restorative Retreat. This initiative created a space for women and non-binary from all walks of life and all kinds of issue-based campaigns to be together, to celebrate one another, to heal, and to learn...

Shareholders Join Activists to Say 'Time's Up, Wells Fargo!'

Time’s up, Wells Fargo! It’s time for an end to profits from shady lending, supporting the gun lobby and fossil fuels, trampling the rights of Native communities, unsuspecting borrowers and the environment.   I was one of the hundreds of organizers who traveled to Des...

This Mother’s Day, Help Black Mamas Get Free

As families around the country prepare to celebrate Mother’s Day, thousands of mothers are sitting in jails before even having been convicted of a crime. Now Black-led groups are working together to bring these mothers home so they, too, can celebrate with their...

GOP Health Bill Endangers the Lives of Trans People

We know the numbers: 14 million people will be pushed off their plans by next year, with that number rising to 24 million over a decade. The White House projects that number to be even higher: 26 million losing coverage over 10 years. What does this mean for...

Trump’s Attack on Trans Kids Is an Attack on Everyone

I’m a 21-year-old trans woman. To some, I’m still a kid. To my mother, I’m still a baby. Almost all my life, going to the bathroom had been an easy thing, one of the most basic body functions. I didn’t realize that the bathroom would be such a place of contention...

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